BFE Software Suite Authors Lynda and Michael Thompson to Present Neurofeedback Workshop in Stoney Lake, Ontario

In two upcoming workshop for health professionals in June and September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD.

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Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson

The Thompsons have taught about neurofeedback and biofeedback in 25 countries on five continents and present frequently at professional meetings in these fields.

London, England (PRWEB) May 26, 2014

From June 2-6, 2014 and from Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful Stoney Lake, ON. The bi-annual workshop gives professionals the opportunity to train with two of the most recognized professionals in the field. In addition to running the ADD Centre and the Biofeedback Institute of Toronto, the Thompsons have taught about neurofeedback and biofeedback in 25 countries on five continents and present frequently at professional meetings in these fields. Past workshops have welcomed participants from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, United States, and Canada.

The Neurofeedback Fundamentals workshop will follow the The Neurofeedback Book: An Introduction to Basic Concepts in Applied Psychophysiology by Thompson and Thompson. The workshop is suitable for clinical EEG biofeedback practitioners of any disciplinary background (psychologists, physicians, nurses, teachers, etc.) who wish to learn more about this field. It provides a review of basic knowledge and will cover topics from areas that comprise the blueprint of knowledge for specialty certification in EEG biofeedback developed by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. This workshop combines comprehensive instruction with an experience of Canada's North. The location is Viamede Resort near Burleigh Falls, an inn on the shores of Stoney Lake in the beautiful Kawartha Lakes District of northeast Toronto.

Neurofeedback Fundamentals Workshop
Presenter: Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson
Date: June 2-6, 2014 and Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2014
Location: Stoney Lake, ON Canada
Contact: ADDCentre(at)gmail(dot)com or http://www.addcentre.com

Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson are also co-authors of two software suites available through the Biofeedback Federation of Europe. Their suites - "Setting Up for Clinical Success" and "Specialized Application Scripts" - give a helping-hand to any therapist looking to advance client care with bio/neurofeedback. The software, compatible with the BioGraph Infiniti System, includes an in-depth collection of screens and scripts for a wide spectrum of client disorders and needs. The Thompsons' design and methods extend to ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, autism, anxiety , depression, optimal performance training, seizures, stress and more. Each display arranges different relevant physiology and EEG bandwidth statistics, such that every individual possible requirement for clinical treatment is covered within the whole suite. The "Setting Up For Clinical Success" suite provides all the display screens for independent training, while the "Specialized Application Scripts" suite provides pre-defined 20-to-30 minute long protocols for training ADD/ADHD, seizures, Aspergers, dyslexia, depression and optimal performance.

Drs. Lynda & Michael Thompson

Dr. Lynda and Michael Thompson are based in Toronto, Canada where they run the ADD Centre. They have taught workshops in neurofeedback and biofeedback on five continents. Lynda Thompson, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with a background in teaching. She has authored various books, like The A.D.D. Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child (1998) co-authored with paediatrician William Sears. Michael Thompson, MD formerly practiced medicine in addition to serving as Associate Professor and head of post-graduate education in Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, psychiatric consultant to The Hospital for Sick Children’s neurology department, examiner for the Royal College of Physicians (Canada) and chairman of their examinations committee in psychiatry. Together they have written numerous professional publications and collaborated on The Neurofeedback Book: An Introduction to Basic Concepts in Applied Psychophysiology, which has become a basic text in the field of EEG Biofeedback.

About the Biofeedback Federation of Europe

The Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE) is community interest company in the UK leading the way to share knowledge in the field of biofeedback. Through its “Learn From the Best” program, it offers a variety of webinars, online classes, courses, software and workshops with applications in healthcare, mental health, optimal performance and sport. Content is developed independently by International Research & Education Project teams. For more information, visit the BFE Online Shop.

Contact: Carol Meyers
BFE Education Manager
education(at)bfe(dot)org