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Brain Balance Norwalk


Brain Balance Has a Non-Medical Approach to Help Your Child

Brain Balance is the leading drug-free program designed to help kids improve focus, behavior, social skills, anxiety, and academic performance. Our comprehensive programming incorporates learnings from cognitive, behavioral and nutrition fields—an integrated approach that is literally redefining what’s possible.

Is something blocking your child’s social, behavioral or academic progress? Brain Balance picks up where conventional approaches leave off, going beyond the treatment of symptoms to address root causes. At Brain Balance, we’re not about coping with barriers. We’re about knocking them down, one small breakthrough at a time.

Research Shows Brain Balance is Effective

A Harvard study found that kids who participated in the Brain Balance Program saw a significant reduction in ADHD index scores, discernible changes in hyperactivity, enhanced cognitive attention, and reductions in oppositional behavior.

We are continually collaborating with world class researchers to show the efficacy of the program and reveal through data how the Brain Balance Program can help children, teens and adults improve.

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About the Brain Balance Program®

The Brain Balance Program is made up of physical and sensorimotor exercises, academic skills training and healthy nutrition. It is tailored to the needs of your child, and delivered in a uniquely systematic approach that you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere else.

A Whole-Brain Approach

The program engages the brain and body together, through sensory engagement, physical development and academic learning activities.

Personalized to Your Child’s Challenges

The program is tailored to your child’s needs and development level, delivered with the frequency and duration needed to drive meaningful change.

1:1 Coaching & Support

Our coaches will personally guide you through the program, including evaluating progress and leveling up as your child advances.

1:1 Nutrition Sessions

A Nutrition Coach will help customize a healthy nutrition plan fit for your child's lifestyle and needs.

On-Demand Resources

You’ll have access to a Program Portal where you can view on demand helper videos, nutrition content, and program resources.

Program Format

Your child can work onsite at your local Brain Balance Center with our coaches three times per week.

We also offer an at-home virtual option that is parent-led. You'll have weekly video check-ins from your program coach.

NEW: Adult Program

Now more than ever we are called to be on the top of our game and function at higher levels. Whether you need a competitive edge at work, want to improve your quality of life, or long for improved or deeper connections with family and friends, the Brain Balance Program can help you get ahead.

Stories from Brain Balance Center of Norwalk

"We will be forever grateful to Dr. Goldenberg, a kind and gentle person who is extremely knowledgeable in the function of the brain for giving our son the drug-free therapy needed for Samuel’s brain to work with him instead of against him. There are many children who are misdiagnosed and live in isolation because their brains are not functioning correctly. In order for children to succeed, they must rely on us for help."


"Thank you once again to Brain Balance of Norwalk. Today, our son Andrew was fully mainstreamed from a self-contained classroom for attentional, social, and emotional support to an inclusion class. He has made unbelievable progress after going through your program. His teachers and support staff were on board with us and all of you."


"The challenges Ryan faced were unique in the sense that he didn’t “fit” any one typical diagnosis.  He had some sensory integration symptoms, some ADHD tendencies, low self-esteem, and socializing problems among other things.  We truly felt he had an overall disconnect going on and we were at a loss as to how to help him.  We felt our best and the only option was to identify the source of Ryan’s challenges and not just to treat the symptoms."

Ryan, Age 7

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Our Brain Balance Norwalk Team

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Dr. Mark Goldenberg


Dr. Mark Goldenberg is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist who specializes in the treatment of Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorders, and Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Goldenberg has been practicing in his field since 1985 after graduating from New York Chiropractic College.

Tayjha Program Director
Tayjha Dickson

Program Director

Tayjha graduated from Pace University with a degree in Applied Psychology. She has over 7 years’ experience working with children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. She has a very positive attitude and loves helping her students work to reach their full potential. She has a passion for helping others and it is seen every day when working with our students.

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Brenda Victorino

Office Assistant/ Sensory Motor Coach

Brenda graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2016 with a BA in psychology. She has extensive experience working with children as a baby sitter, a party host, instructional aide at Cooperative Educational Services, and in ABA. Brenda has been working with our students as a sensory-motor coach for the past 2 years. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology and hopes to work in a hospital setting.

Danielle Johnston
Danielle Johnston

Sensory Motor Coach

Danielle graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020 with a BS in Kinesiology and a minor in Sport Coaching. She has coached high school soccer for the last 3 years in North Carolina and is happy to be back home helping to coach your children too! She also completed her senior internship with HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center where she was able to enjoy her passion for riding and helping children at the same time. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, spending time outside with friends and family, and doing Pure Bare.

Julia Cognitive Coach
Julia Domiziano

Cognitive Coach

Julia graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education. She has worked with children of all ages as a daycare teacher, camp counselor, babysitter, substitute teacher, and a fifth-grade instructor. She loves helping others and enjoys watching children improve over time and start to gain confidence in themselves. In her spare time, she loves to paint, watch movies, and spend time with her dog, Cali.

Zach Speranza
Zack Speranza

Administrative Director

Zack graduated from The University of Connecticut in 2018 with a degree in Sport Operations. He has worked with children in a variety of ways including coaching football for several teams at the middle school and high school level since 2013, most recently at local Brien McMahon High School. Zack also spent time as a camp counselor with children of all ages for many summers in the past. In his free time, Zack plays rugby for the local men’s team, plays basketball recreationally, and loves to watch the New York Mets.

Hope Burnaman
Hope Burnaman

Sensory Motor Coach

Hope graduated from the University of Connecticut with her degree in Cognitive Science and minor in Psychology. After graduation she joined the Peace Corps where she went the Madagascar as a health volunteer. She spent much of her time there working with Malagasy communities and developmental health. Hope loves to spend her free time exploring the outdoors, reading, and painting.


Brain Balance Center of Norwalk Events

Webinar: ADHD, Learning and Behavior
Watch Recording

See Dr. Mark Goldenberg as he discusses current concepts and ways to help children with childhood developmental disorders. Dr. Goldenberg will be discussing: 

  • ADHD, Learning and Behavior problems in childhood
  • What is happening in the brain
  • Methods to improve brain connectivity without medication


Brain Balance helps children who struggle behaviorally, socially, and academically through a holistic and integrated approach that is customized to meet the needs of each child.

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15 Cross Street
Norwalk, CT 06851




Mon – Fri: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 9:00am-1:00pm