BCIA Neurofeedback Certification Program
36-Hour Didactic w/ Self-Paced Learning
Abstract: Neurofeedback is an up and coming modality that utilizes operant conditioning to regulate brain state. It is a form of applied psychophysiology – a union of psychology and physiology. There are many research publications showing efficacy with ADHD, seizure disorders, substance abuse, autistic spectrum disorders, mild traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder, to name a few.
(This course is provided through the Behavioral Medicine Research and Training Foundation)
This didactic education program is accredited by BCIA
Introductory to intermediate level
Cynthia Kerson, 2(PhD), QEEGD, BCN, BCB, BCH is currently the founder and director of education for APEd (Applied Psychophysiology Education) and professor at Saybrook University, Dept. of Psychophysiology. She is BCIA certified in biofeedback, neurofeedback, and Heart Rate Variability and holds certification as a diplomate in QEEG and mentors applicants for all certifications.
Her role with APEd is to develop and teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in the specialized areas of brain training and EEG analysis. She teaches the EEG Biofeedback, QEEG, Advanced Neurofeedback, and Neuropsychophysiology courses in Saybrook University’s Doctoral Program of Psychophysiology as well as chairs dissertations in applied neuromodulation and assessment. Her research interests are in neuromodulation and uses of applied psychophysiology for ADHD, anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Dr. Kerson is an awardee and co-investigator of the NIMH grant for the 5-year ICAN study, which is looking at neurofeedback for ADHD and is in its final year of collecting data.
Cynthia has published many articles and chapters on biofeedback and neurofeedback and is the co-editor of Alpha-Theta Neurofeedback in the 21st Century.
Cynthia is the vice president of the Board of Directors for the Behavioral Medicine Foundation (BMRTF) and has served on the Board of AAPB, as vice president of FNNR (Foundation for Neurofeedback and Neuromodulation Research), as president of the AAPB Neurofeedback Section and is two times past president of the Biofeedback Society of California.