5-Day Neurofeedback Course

5-Day Neurofeedback Course


Attend a 5 day neurofeedback training course that speaks to every learning style. This course features learning through lecture and dialogue, hands-on practice, personal experience, demonstration and step-by-step written materials. Neurofeedback theory, methodology, efficacy and practice are best learned through a multifaceted approach rather than through simple lecture. This course uses such a combination approach in an interactive format that maximizes learning in a dynamic environment.

The field of biofeedback, particularly EEG biofeedback or neurofeedback, has evolved significantly from its roots in single-channel, single site training. The field continues to broaden its scope, expand its applications and multiply its impacts. Neurofeedback is increasingly well accepted by general medical and psychological practitioners and the broader scientific community. Keeping up with such an exciting, expanding field requires flexibility, constant study and a willingness to adopt new interventions as they demonstrate effectiveness.

This 5 day onsite course covers the requirements for BCIA certification in neurofeedback (BCN) as well as for QEEG-D certification. Course participants will work with state-of-the-art equipment every day and try out interventions that are based upon approaches validated by decades of published research. We will also experiment with newer techniques such as z-score training and will compare the benefits of these approaches so that participants may draw their own conclusions. Multi-site EEG recordings will be demonstrated and an entire day will be devoted to quantitative EEG assessment with lecture and lab experiences to facilitate understanding in this important area of practice.

This course meets BCIA criteria for the 36 hour didactic portion of certification requirements and provides 36 hours of continuing education units for a variety of professional disciplines.

We have made arrangements with the hotels listed to provide discounted rates to our participants.  Please contact our office 800-257-8367 for confirmation of rates and the cut-off date.

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    EEG biofeedback (also known as neurofeedback) has emerged as an important training based intervention for a wide variety of central nervous system (CNS) disorders.  Extensive published research has validated the use of neurofeedback for ADHD and seizure disorders and recent publications have demonstrated positive results compared to controls for migraine, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), depression and more.

    This course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice of EEG biofeedback.  The course fulfills the didactic component of BCIA certification requirements and is designed for the beginner or for experienced clinicians seeking certification.  It is recommended that participants have some biofeedback training or experience prior to attending, though this isn’t a requirement.  The 5 day Professional Biofeedback Training course offered by Stens Corporation provides an excellent basis for understanding the field of biofeedback and is highly recommended as starting point for the EEG course.

    We will cover a wide variety of subjects beginning with the source of the EEG, EEG recording, general EEG signal recognition, artifact prevention and removal, use of EEG and other objective measures for assessment and for developing a comprehensive training approach specific to each client.  We will explore everything from single channel through 19 channel EEG recording and quantitative EEG (QEEG).  We will discuss real time z-score training based upon QEEG findings and introduce concepts such as 19 channel surface and LORETA based z-score training.

    Finally, we will utilize extensive practical/experiential exercises applying the theoretical material to practical techniques of neurofeedback training.  Participants will conduct several neurofeedback sessions with fellow students and will also have the opportunity to experience neurofeedback training from the client’s perspective.  This comprehensive application to real world situations will insure that participants leave with a solid grounding for working with the hardware/software combinations that are such an integral part of this intervention.  Please see the brief schedule below for further information.

    Our Faculty
    John Anderson, MA, LADC has been a provider of biofeedback services and professional training for nearly 30 years, both in private practice and as a consultant to a wide range of institutional clients. He served as director of the first public school EEG biofeedback program in the country and currently consults with schools and other organizations implementing EEG biofeedback programs. He is certified in biofeedback and in EEG biofeedback by the BCIA and is licensed as an alcohol and drug counselor in Minnesota. He has been training biofeedback and neurofeedback clinicians since 1986.