Staff Members

Dr. Mark Goldenberg

Dr. Mark Goldenberg

Director

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. Not one to remain satisfied with his initial Doctor of Chiropractic degree, he embarked on a path that would lead him to understand the complexities of the nervous system and became a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist in 1991. He received his Neurology Diplomat degree in 1991 from the American Chiropractic College of Neurology.

His studies and experiences led him on a quest for a deeper understanding of the brain. In 1999 he earned a Post Graduate Certification in ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood from the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies. In 2010, as a result of ongoing research, Dr. Goldenberg was awarded Fellowship of the American College of functional Neurology.

Dr. Goldenberg found himself immersed in brain based research and therapies for learning disorders and started lecturing and writing on the topics of Neuronal Plasticity, AD/HD, Asperger syndrome, Executive Dysfunction and the Neurology of Learning Disabilities. Dr. Goldenberg decided to devote all of his time to working with children and adults with attention and learning challenges and opened the first Brain Balance Achievement Center in the state of Connecticut. He was a panel member at both the Connecticut Holistic Health Association conference on Learning disabilities and ADHD and the Westport special education PTA meeting on brain modifiability. He was also a Keynote Speaker at the 2003 Interactive Metronome conference. Dr. Goldenberg participated in a study on ADHD with Duke University and CUNY at the College of Staten Island and has appeared on News Channel 12’s Education Notebook. He speaks regularly on the topic of “Brain Imbalance as a Cause of Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Spectrum Disorders” at the Annual conference of the Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities.

Jenie Eugene

Jenie Eugene

Assistant Director

Jenie has a Bachelor of science degree in Psychology from the University of Bridgeport Ct. She has a long history of working in an administrative capacity and providing assistance for families.  Her energy and enthusiasm is contagious and she always makes our students and families feel welcome. She is thrilled to be a part of the Brain Balance family, helping to change children’s lives.

Christy Leon-Paez

Christy Leon-Paez

Program Director

Christy graduated Saint Joseph’s University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Health Services and a minor in Autism Studies. She has a passion for working with children with neuro developmental needs. She has worked as a mentor for children in all areas of struggle. She has also facilitated communication between students to enhance social skills in the school environment. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Paige Esposito

Paige Esposito

Sensory Motor Coach

Paige Is a graduate of Norwalk Community College.  She has extensive experience working with children in fitness as well as those who were struggling in various areas.   She has an energetic and positive personality, loves working with children and has a passion for helping them shine which is evident every day when we see the students smiling and confident after a session with Paige.

Alexis Powers

Alexis Powers

Cognitive Coach

Alexis graduated from Stonehill College with a degree in Psychology. She has extensive volunteer experience with children having neurodevelopmental disabilities including working with interdisciplinary teams to plan activities to enhance cognitive thinking.  She consistently challenges her students to reach their potential in a kind, caring and positive manner.

Melani Armatis

Melani Armatis

Sensory Motor Coach

Melanie graduated from the University of Connecticut, Storrs campus, with a degree in Allied Health Sciences and a minor in psychology. She has extensive experience working with children at Stepping Stones museum where she facilitated educational activities. She has experience in mentoring children with and without disabilities.

Brain Balance Center of Norwalk

Phone

203-847-3000

Hours

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

Location

15 Cross Street

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