Live Z-Score Training Intensive Parts I & II

StressTherapy Solutions is proud to offer a brand-new, innovative workshop:

Live Z-Score Training Intensive Parts I & II

Clinical applications of QEEG + Z-Scores Neurofeedback – Beginner to Intermediate

May 30th-June 2nd, 2019

Crowne Plaza Cleveland South Independence

5300 Rockside Rd.

Independence, OH 44131

This workshop is meant to equip all users to utilize BrainMaster’s Patented Live Z-Score training (PZOK) with the necessary baseline skills to begin working with their software and equipment immediately.

Part I – May 30 – 31

Steven Warner

Instructors: Thomas Collura – PhD, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC
Steve Warner – PhD, QEEG-D, BCN



Total CEs: 14.5 Hours
Up to 4 BCIA Mentoring Hours
Part I is intended for Beginner and Intermediate users and will focus on Clinical Principles of Z Score Training and Using 4 to 19 channel Surface Training

Part II – June 1 – 2

Penijean Gracefire

Instructors: Thomas Collura – PhD, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC
Penijean Gracefire – LMHC, QEEG-D, BCN



Total CEs: 14.5 Hours
Up to 2 BCIA Mentoring Hours

Part II is intended for Intermediate and Advanced users and will focus on the differences of Neurofeedback methods and utilization of the sLORETA Z-Score Training and Surface + sLORETA Combination protocols

*For individuals who have not purchased all of the required software, a temporary software key will be provided for your use during the workshop. You must contact BrainMaster support to schedule a time for installation and testing of this temporary software PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL AT THE WORKSHOP at 440-232-6000 Option 3.

Order LZT Workshop Part 1 with Steve Warner and Thomas Collura - May 2019


Daily Itinerary: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4
(Schedule subject to change per discretion of Instructor)

*Bringing equipment is not required to attend, but it is strongly recommended.


[Day 1] Clinical Principles of Z Score Training and Using 4 to 19 channel Surface Training

9:00am – 10:30am

  • Review of the history and functional principles of PZOK Training
  • Clarification of the elements unique to PZOK and why it fundamentally differs from other approaches to Live Z-Score Neurofeedback

10:45am – 12:30pm

  • Introduction to surface Z score protocols 4 to 19 channels

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH

1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Overview of evaluation and assessment options for up to 19 channel surface PZOK
  • Discussion of clinical considerations when selecting between protocols

3:15pm – 6:00pm

  • Practicum (2 contact hours BCIA)


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[Day 2] Introductory Skills for Neurofeedback Providers – 4 through 19 channel training

9:00am – 10:30am

  • Overview of the 10-20 system
  • Effective placement of EEG sensors on the scalp for 4 or more Channels
  • Initial set up and review of client folders in BrainAvatar 4.0 software

10:45am – 11:15am

  • Brief discussion of principles behind PZOK training approach and review of set-up and administration of an introductory PZOK and PZOKUL protocol

11:15am – 12:30pm

  • Practicum – Attendees practice setting up and running brief training sessions on each other under supervision.

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH
1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Discussion regarding how to adjust training thresholds
  • Overview of how to select and adjust various feedback options
  • Clinical assessment options and protocol design for PZOK training when using a 4 channel Atlantis vs a 19 channel Discovery amplifier

3:15pm – 6:00pm

  • Practicum – practice setting up and running brief training sessions under supervision (2 contact hours BCIA)


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[Day 3] Introduction to sLORETA Z-score Training

9:00am – 10:30am

  • Discussion of differences between various neurofeedback methods and the clinical implications of each approach

10:45am – 12:30pm

  • Review of support resources for protocol selection and design

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH

1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Introduction and review of template sLORETA Z-score neurofeedback protocol design

3:15pm – 6:00pm

  • Practicum – Learning how to customize an sLORETA Z-score protocol


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[Day 4] Using qEEG to Customize Protocol Designs

9:00am – 10:30am

  • Analyzing QEEG maps from a clinical perspective

10:45am – 12:30pm

  • Discussion of commonly used terms and metrics in QEEG
  • Review of available reference materials and tools for QEEG analysis and protocol design

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH

1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Introduction of protocol design which includes sLORETA and Surface Z-score training at the same time

3:15pm – 6:00pm

  • Practicum – Learning to customize protocol designs based on both clinical and EEG assessement data


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