Profession & Organization

  • Founder and Director of Clinical Operations, APEX Brain Centers

Dr. Michael S. Trayford


Dr. Michael S. Trayford is a Board Certified in Chiropractic Neurology and Neurofeedback; and is the Founder and Director of Clinical Operations at APEX Brain Centers in Asheville, NC. His primary areas of focus in clinical practice, associated research, and teaching are learning and behavioral disorders of adulthood (with a focus on addictive and compulsive behaviors), brain injury, and cognitive impairment.

He is a published journal contributor, international lecturer, and proud recipient of the 2017/18 Functional Neurologist of the Year award from the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation. He currently sits on the advisory board for the Dementia Society of America.

Dr. Trayford’s driving force for the past decade has been bringing together those in the mental health and neuroscience communities. He teaches, mentors, and collaborates with providers and treatment programs across the country seeking brain-based approaches to addiction recovery, TBI, cognitive impairment, and peak performance.