Organizations and Manufacturers
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) – AAPB is the foremost association for the study of biofeedback, self-regulation and applied psychophysiology. Founded in 1969 as the Biofeedback Research Society and later known as the Biofeedback Society of America, AAPB today has more than 1,000 members and a number of state chapters. Disciplines include psychology, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, counseling, education, occupational therapy, social work and dentistry.
The Association is dedicated to encouraging scientific research in biofeedback, improving research methods in biofeedback and integrating biofeedback with other methods and approaches to foster individual health and development; improving the applied uses of biofeedback through high standards of professional practice, conduct and education; and increasing the dispersal of knowledge about biofeedback through meetings, workshops and publications. Visit www.aapb.org for more information.
AAPB Insurance Center – Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback professionals need professional liability insurance. Take advantage of affordable coverage available through AAPB. Visit www.aapb.org for details.
APEd – Applied Psychophysiology Education – APEd, founded and directed by Dr. Cynthia Kerson (BMRTF’s PEP program assistant) is the leader in corporate and team development in neurofeedback, biofeedback and QEEG. All of their programs are accredited by BCIA or QEEGCB. If you’re looking for hands-on training at your clinic for your staff, APEd can create a program that works for you. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA)
The Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) was formed in January 1981 to establish and maintain professional standards for the provision of biofeedback services and to certify those who meet these standards. Visit their website at: www.bcia.org
BMRTF offers the biofeedback, neurofeedback, heart rate variability biofeedback and pelvic floor accredited didactics for BCIA.
Biofeedback Foundation of Europe – The Biofeedback Foundation of Europe (BFE) was founded to promote a greater awareness of biofeedback among European health professionals and, through training workshops, educate clinicians in the use of biofeedback techniques and technology.
The foundation’s advisory board comprises leading clinicians and researchers from multiple disciplines who share a common interest in the dissemination of information about this rapidly growing field. Visit www.bfe.org for more information.
Bio-Medical Instruments – Bio-Medical (BMI) is the most comprehensive distributor of biofeedback devices. BMI carries a full line of professional supplies and equipment from the major biofeedback manufacturers, including the ProComp INFINITI+ BioGraph, Mini C2-GP, and much more. Visit their site at www.bio-medical.com for detailed information on products, software demos, workshops, and more.
BrainMaster Technologies, Inc. – BrainMaster has been manufacturing biofeedback equipment for more than 20 years. Their equipment is capable of neurofeedback from one channel surface to 19 channel z-score training. They are the sponsors of equipment available for loan to the Saybrook University doctoral students. More can be learned HERE.
Brain Science International (BSI) – Jay Gunkelman, QEEGD, is one of the founders and Chief Science Officer of BSI, and also teaches for BMRTF. BSI is a leading brain mapping service, utilizing the Human Brain Institute’s database. Learn more about BSI HERE.
Mind Alive Inc. – Mind Alive designs and manufactures a series of Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE) devices . These devices are being used worldwide to assist people from all walks of life to promote better health and increase relaxation. In addition, they have proven effective as a non-drug approach to treating chronic pain, fibromyalgia, insomnia, PMS and Attention Deficit Disorder as well as increasing creativity, improving sports and peak-performance. AVE technology has gained popularity because it has been proven to be a quick, yet safe and effective alternative to many pharmaceutical approaches. Mind Alive also makes a cranio-electro stimulation (CES) device called the OASIS used for anxiety, drug rehabilitation and Attention Deficit Disorder. Visit their website at: www.mindalive.ca
Mind Media, B.V. – Mind Media is the developer of the bluetooth NeXus systems, which are able to assess and record all peripheral and neurofeedback modalities. They offer 2 to 32 channel devices. Go to Mind Media to learn more.
Thought Technology – Thought Technology, the world’s leading biofeedback and psychophysiological instrument manufacturer, produces a wide variety of instrumentation to monitor surface electromyography (sEMG), electroencephalography (EEG), electrocardiology (EKG), skin conductance, temperature, blood volume pulse and respiration. We’ve also designed specialized equipment to interface with a variety of third-party sensing devices, such as goniometers and force sensors. Visit www.thoughttechnology.com for more information.
ISNR is a professional society dedicated to neurofeedback clinical practice and research. This is an excellent site for information about neurofeedback and for contacts in this area. Visit http://www.isnr.org for more information.
QEEG Certification Board. -The QEEGCB is the certifying body for QEEGT and QEEGD certificants. With this certification, one provides proficiency in EEG recording (QEEGT) and assessment and report analysis (QEEGD). Learn more about this certification HERE.
BMRTF offer the accredited QEEG didactic.