Melanie Furstenberg holds a Master’s Degree in Communications and is a Board-Certified Cognitive Specialist. She has spent nearly 10 years being involved with the Brain Balance program, both professionally and personally. She has also worked 20 years in the medical diagnostics industry launching innovative technology to address some of the most critical healthcare crises that patients face. Melanie is a Member of the Research & Outcomes Team for Brain Balance Corporate, which identifies potential utilization for the significant amount of data that the 100+ Brain Balance Centers gather across the U.S. She was also fundamental in establishing Brain Balance of Omaha as the first location in the U.S. to bring our program to the educational system with the goal of serving as many children as possible. She believes research and education are critical and she is currently completing a Certification in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania. When Melanie was searching for solutions to improve her own son’s behavior, attention, and academic issues, her research led her to the Brain Balance Program. She began working with Brain Balance Centers of Atlanta and was amazed by the improvements her son attained in a relatively short amount of time. After years of different therapies and methods, Brain Balance was the “Game Changer” that her family was seeking.
Katrina was born and raised in North Loup, Nebraska. She received her BA degree in Biomedical Health with a minor in Psychology from Northwestern College. During that time, she worked as a Tutor and Teaching Assistant in the Biology Department. Katrina has worked with students with extreme Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders. Katrina has always been interested in a more Holistic approach to Health and Wellness and is very excited to be on the Brain Balance of Omaha team for the past two years. She loves the Hope that Brain Balance offers students and their families and being a part of positive change in their lives.
Katrina performs a valuable role at Brain Balance of Omaha by ensuring Program Quality and Outcomes for our families. Katrina works with our families for the year following in-Center graduation to ensure growth continues to accelerate for our Students.
Olivia was born and raised in Omaha, NE, and received her BA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her background in the medical field and her passion for using her EQ to help people is what led her to the Enrollment Director position at Brain Balance. She has always valued an integrated “whole person” approach to health and wellness and is inspired by the many improvements Brain Balance makes with the children in our program.
Olivia will be your first contact if you are new to Brain Balance and looking to get your child enrolled. She loves to collaborate with families and strategize a specific plan of action for each unique child we work with. She is a strong advocate for parents who are searching for help with their child’s behavioral and academic struggles.
In her free time, Olivia teaches yoga and lagree. She knows that living an active lifestyle is an important piece of mental health and is involved in fitness groups around the community. She is excited to use her knowledge and passion for helping others with our families and students at Brain Balance.