Anthony Silver is the Director of Gray Matters. He holds Master Degrees in both
Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
and is a Board Certified Neurofeedback Clinician.
Anthony has successfully treated hundreds of children and adults with both neurofeedback
and psychotherapy. He regularly consults with leading figures in the field, and
is himself a frequent source for consultation and mentoring. His own work has been
published nationally, and he has been interviewed in numerous publications and
has made many appearances on TV.
Anthony is also on the staff of the Southfield Center for Development in Darien,
CT., where he works as a psychotherapist, working with children, adolescents and
“Gray Matters grew from an overlapping interest in two different areas:
My interest in neurofeedback began with my frustration with the prevailing treatment
of children with ADHD. Children were frequently medicated too quickly, and often
on a trial and error basis - an extension of the diagnostic process, rather than
its product. Medication was being used as a “band aid”, while the underlying issues
remained unchanged, all while children were dealing with significant side-effects.
In short, medicine was not keeping-up with neuroscience - an issue I’m determined
My interest in psychotherapy has been a lifelong passion. More recently, it was
strongly influenced by the experience of my own divorce. I believe that too few
therapists are willing to take a position, but that sometimes that’s precisely
Dr. Smith is a holistic chiropractor and Neurofeedback practitioner. She is an award-winning
author and frequent speaker on developmental disorder neurology in New York and Connecticut.
Dr. Smith is a cum laude alum of New York Chiropractic College (’08) & Brandeis
University (’03). Her post-doctoral Functional Medicine training has focused on
blood & stool diagnosis, nutrition, and neuro-physiology. She earned advanced chiropractic
certifications in Activator Technique (’11) and Applied Kinesiology (’07).
Dr. Smith has been working with children and adults suffering from depression, anxiety,
low energy, digestive pain, insomnia, migraines, etc. since 2008. In 2010, she had
a powerful personal experience with Neurofeedback and decided to incorporate it into
patient care. So she began studying under a private mentor and took continuing education
courses through the Behavioral Medicine Research and Training Foundation. She collaborated
with a series of other doctors and practitioners. Now, having integrated some the
industry’s most advanced Neurofeedback equipment (the Brainmaster Discovery 24E),
Dr. Smith is able to improve the quality and longevity of her patient outcomes dramatically.