Staff

Cynthia Kerson, PhD, QEEGD, BCN, BCB Cynthia Kerson is the founder, COO and director of education for APEd. She maintains a practice in the San Francisco area where she specializes in neurofeedback training for learning disabilities, pain, depression and anxiety. She is also currently the vice president of the Foundation for Neurofeedback and Neuromodulation Research (FNNR) where she coordinates the grant and publishing programs. 
Dr. Kerson has published several papers and articles, is a mentor for BCIA and a member of AAPB and SABA. She frequently presents at meetings on neurofeedback and the research projects of the FNNR. She served as president of the Biofeedback Scoiety of California twice, serves on the Board of the AAPB Neurofeedback Section and the Behavioral Medicine Research and Training Foundation. In addition to her more academic pursuits, she frequently consults with the media, contributing her expertise to television, including serving as the ‘EEG expert’ for the popular program MythBusters. FULL CV

Scheherazade Collins, MA, MPhil, LMFT Scheherazade is a licensed psychotherapist with a private practice in Santa Monica. She has had extensive clinical experience working with neurofeedback to treat attention disorders and Autism Spectrum disorders.  Her practice focuses on combining psychotherapy with neurofeedback in order to assess and treat a variety of mental health concerns.  She is a former professional ballerina, which has geared her research and practice towards an emphasis on Peak Performance training for high-functioning professions.    Scheherazade is Dr. Kerson's administrative assistant for APEd and will be the main point of contact for course attendees. Full CV