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Brain Balance Jacksonville

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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.

Stories from Brain Balance Center of Jacksonville

"It's incredible to see where I came from because of Brain Balance. And I am so grateful."

Savannah

"Brain Balance was absolutely instrumental...It was that life-changing and beneficial to him."

Micheal

"Brain Balance helped clear the fogginess in the brain, help him to balance those activities, and helped him achieve things we didn't think he could achieve before. He's doing great."

Derek, 5

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Our Team

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Jessica & Kristopher Wick

Owners

Jessica and Kristopher Wick have made it their mission to help as many families as possible after the profound changes the Brain Balance program made in the life of their son, Dylan, in 2017. Jessica serves as the Executive Director of Brain Balance Center Jacksonville. Their personal experience with the program, from the point of view of a parent, helps to ensure that through Brain Balance there is hope and harmony for families. Jessica graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, followed by a Masters of Arts in Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude.

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Sarah Wendt

Executive Director

Sarah Wendt has been working with youth and families for the last 15 years and her expertise lies in trauma-informed care and social emotional learning. She graduated in her home state of Kansas from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies and Human Services.

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Samantha Nelson

Virtual Program Coordinator / Assistant Program Director

Hi there! My name is Samantha and I recently graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and an emphasis in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience. Additionally, I have a background in Crisis Counseling as well as learning and child development. These experiences have taught me the patience, understanding, and strength I need in order to be there for others. I have always had an interest in the human mind and why it causes us to behave in certain ways.

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Anna

Sensory Motor Coach

Hey There! My name is Anna, and I’m a proud Sensory Motor/ Cognitive Coach at Brain Balance. I’m from Long Island, New York, I moved to Jacksonville to do the program. My favorite hobbies are drawing and paddle boarding. My favorite band is Linkin Park, their music being my drive for years now. I’ve had ADHD my whole life, including anxiety. I understand the struggles, ups, and downs, and overall living with the particular disorders. I enjoy working with all kids that program here at brain balance. Seeing them grow and flourish is truly amazing! It’s also been fulfilling to watch myself grow and improve. These kids and this place have come to mean so much to me. Brain Balance is more than a program, it’s a home.

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Jessica

Sensory Motor Coach

Hello! My name is Jessica and I recently graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, specializing in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience. I have always been interested in the treatment of disorders without medication, and love the methods that Brain Balance uses to strengthen connections in the brain! I had minor brain surgery in 2018 to treat symptoms of Chiari malformation, and it changed my life in many ways, giving me a newfound passion to help those with mental struggles and disorders. I hope to encourage students to be the best they can be, as I have thoroughly enjoyed watching children's confidence grow as they progress through the program! In my spare time, I love to get outside, by going to the beach, walking my dog, hiking, or longboarding. I also enjoy getting together with family, taking vacations with friends, and getting stronger in the gym!

Events

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Webinar Events

Every month we offer a free webinar on a common struggle that children and young adults across the country may experience. Each of these webinars offers information, actionable strategies for change, as well as a deeper understanding of WHY these challenges are happening and how to address the root cause.
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BRAIN BALANCE CENTER OF JACKSONVILLE

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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Location

13820 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 301
Shoppes at Bartram Park
Jacksonville, FL 32258

Phone

904-800-7278

Hours

MWF: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
T, TH: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat & Sun: Closed

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