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Neurofeedback 201

Neurofeedback 201 Course Recording (approximately 8 hours)
Skills Training, Protocol Options & Understanding the EEG

This course is designed to take you beyond the neurofeedback basics and help you to better understand the EEG.  A better understanding of the EEG can assist you in fine tuning training to fit the unique needs of your client.  It’s an opportunity to refine your skills and explore protocol options for a wide range of conditions.

Skill Level & intended audience: Intermediate & beyond. Intended for individuals who have already taken an introductory neurofeedback course and who have some experience with neurofeedback  This can include mental health professionals, health care providers and home users.

Instructor: Michael Cohen, President & Director of Center for Brain

Recording time: Approximately 8 hours of audiovisual presentation with Instructor Michael Cohen.  The recording is from a previous online course with audience participation.  The recording is unedited.

Cost of Course: $425

In this course you will learn to:

  • Better understand the EEG for targeted training
  • Identify a normal EEG & abnormal EEG
  • Distinguish between real EEG and artifact
  • Utilize strategies for reducing excessive amplitude
  • Use the spectral to target inhibits and rewards
  • Target specific frequency bands
  • Use different protocols for different brain states which tend to correlate with conditions like depression, anxiety, migraines, and more
  • Think through protocol choices and what to do when training plateaus

A number of sample client EEG’s are reviewed during the course and there is discussion about what’s a normal EEG, an abnormal EEG and what’s artifact.  The goal is to help you understand what to look for in the EEG and how to use this information for targeted training.

Instructor Michael Cohen will show you how to use the spectral for EEG assessment and how to evaluate training progress based on the EEG.  Strategies will be discussed for reducing excessive amplitude and how to improve connectivity between sites. Though EEG’s will be reviewed on an EEGer display (EEGer has a well defined EEG display), the basic EEG info can be translated to other neurofeedback systems as well. The primary focus is on single channel and 2 channel sites with some discussion of other types of training.

In addition, there is coverage on some exciting new trends in neurofeedback, including multi-channel coherence training, Z score training, more on qEEG based training, HEG and LENS.

What materials are included with the course:

  •  Approximately 8 hours of audiovisual recording with instructor Michael Cohen
  • The option of a free 30 minute consultation with the instructor upon completion of the course to help answer any remaining course related questions
  • All presentation slides of the course
  • A variety of protocol options for depression, anxiety, sensory issues, migraines, processing issues, ADHD & attentional problems, emotional regulation, disturbed sleep and more
  • Sample EEG’s and what to look for
  • Information on Microvolt averages
  • Material on Brodmann areas and how they correlate to neurofeedback protocols
  • Upon request – purchasers can also receive information on sleep, brain supplements, the effects of wifi and how to hardwire your devices

 

Price:  $425

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Purchase by Phone

If you prefer to purchase by phone, please call 561-594-2062.

 

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Schedule (This schedule was for a live course.  The content in the recording may not be presented in the linear fashion shown on the schedule, but it will give you an idea of the content covered)

DAY 1

10:00
EEG – In-depth. Review of normal EEG distribution Amplitude and Variability
Is it EEG or artifact?
Using the Spectral to target inhibits and rewards
Examples, Examples

12:00
Lunch

1:00
When to target specific frequency bands
Using the Spectral and EEG for assessment, training
How to assess progress of your last session based on the EEG Mini Maps

2:00
The time in between beeps – setting training parameters
Strategies for bringing down excessive amplitudes from high beta and excessive high theta
How much should you show your client? What do you say?
More on the games – does it matter? Eyes open vs Eyes Closed

3:00
End of class

Optional – Coherence and 2 channel strategies Model options, qEEG, Z score, LENS and HEG. Optional: Simple ways to measure electrodes

DAY 2

10:00
Making protocol decisions
Functional targets: More on Frontal Lobes, Temporal, Parietal, Anterior Cingulate +
Sleep Spindles, Default Mode Network and targeting other networks
Review example cases

12:00
Lunch

1:00
(Get Through as many topics as possible)
What happens when you’re not making progress?
When to select additional neuroregulation tools like HRV, AVE, & HEG
More discussion of symptoms and arousal
The role of parietal in calming, in awareness, in trauma, in anxiety, and in ADHD Interhemispheric vs. unipolar vs bipolar sessions vs 2 channel vs 4 channel vs qEEG More protocol options – OCD, Concussion/head injury, Sleep
More on model options, qEEG, Z score, LENS and HEG
More Cases and protocol discussions
About 2 channel Brodmann training / default mode network
How to improve connectivity between sites
Recognize when to select additional neuroregulation tools like HRV, AVE & HEG

3:00
END

About Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen, B.S., Director of Center for Brain and Chief of Neurotechnology, has been teaching neurofeedback courses since 1998. His courses have evolved over the years to include new research in brain science and psychology.  Advances in brain imaging and analysis, as well as methods integrating psychotherapy, medication and neurofeedback, have influenced the development of his courses.

Mr. Cohen has taught at the graduate level at Cambridge College and APA accredited courses at ISNR Neurofeedback conferences (2004-2017).  He’s been an invited lecturer at the American Psycholgical Association (2005-20011) and the Australian Clinical Neurofeedback conference (2002, 2004).  He’s presented on neuropsychology and cortical function, EEG analysis, and how to use neurofeedback as an adjunct to treating behavioral issues, mood, attention and anxiety.

Mr. Cohen co-founded his first clinic in 1996 and Center for Brain in Jupiter, Florida in 2006.  Cases at Center for Brain include clients dealing with anxiety, depression, TBI, ADHD, sleep issues, memory loss & more.  His most recent publication Neurofeedback 101: Rewiring the Brain for Anxiety, ADHD, Depression & Beyond (without medication) is now available.

Mike is considered a leading expert in EEG neurofeedback and serves as a consultant to clinicians and addiction treatment centers around the U.S. and abroad. He has been awarded a Fellow by the International Society of Neurofeedback Research for his accomplishments.

If you would like to learn more about Michael Cohen’s background, please click here click here and scroll halfway down the page.

POLICIES & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Licensed professionals are responsible for reviewing the scope of their practice, including activities that are defined in laws as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with their professional standards.  This is video course, not an on-location, in-person course. Case examples from previous clients (no identifying names) may be used to demonstrate EEG examples. The manual and presentation slides produced for this course are proprietary and not for distribution without consent from Center for Brain. Once purchased, this course is non-refundable. If any questions, concerns or complaints arise regarding this program, please address them to the Program Coordinator, Dr Liz Doyle.  She can be reached on her direct line at 561-594-2062 or at Drlizdoyle@centerforbrain.com.

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