Robert E. Longo, MRC, LPC, NCC, BCN Associate Fellow, is in private practice specializing in QEEG Brain Mapping, Biofeedback, and Neurofeedback, he is a contract neurofeedback clinician with Integrative Therapies in Greensboro, NC, and at Timber Ridge Treatment Center in Gold Hill, NC where he works with sexually abusive youth. He serves as a consultant, educator, trainer, and author dedicated to working with youth and sexual abuse prevention and treatment.
Rob is currently on the Board of Directors of the Vice President of the Southeastern Biofeedback and Clinical Neuroscience Association (formerly the North Carolina Biofeedback Society). He was previously Director of Clinical Training/Stress Reduction Clinic & Biofeedback Lab, and Clinical Director (2005-2008); Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services, a psychiatric hospital, in Winston-Salem, NC, and Corporate Director of Special Programming and Clinical Training for New Hope Treatment Centers, Charleston, South Carolina.
Rob’s has focused on sexual abuse prevention and treatment with youth, and the treatment of youth with serious behavioral problems. He has consulted and presented internationally in the field of sexual abuser assessment, treatment, and program development, and is co-founder and first President of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Rob was previously Director of the Safer Society Foundation, Inc. and the Safer Society Press from 1993 through 1998.
Rob was the director of the Sex Offender Correctional Treatment Program; Mental Health Division, State of Oregon; Oregon State Hospital, Salem, Oregon from April 1983 through August 1989. He was formerly the Director of the Sex Offender Unit; North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center; Gainesville, Florida and consultant to the sex offender programs for the State of Florida.
Rob has trained professionals in law enforcement, mental health, protective service agencies, victim advocate programs, criminal justice, and the judicial system internationally. He has been a consultant and trainer for the National Institute of Corrections and has helped develop sexual abuser treatment programs throughout the United States, and in Europe, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.
In addition, Rob has written and published six books, nine workbooks, more than fifty chapters and articles in the field of sexual abuse treatment, and pioneered the adult sexual offender workbook series formerly published by the Safer Society Press and now published by NEARI Press; and is co-author of the book Doing Neurofeedback: An Introduction by R. Soutar and R. Longo, published by ISNR Research Foundation.
Rob has specialized in the sexual abuse field and has worked with victims, and with juvenile and adult sex abusers in residential hospital, prison, and community-based settings since 1978.
Rob began specializing in QEEG Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback in 2007.