QEEG, Brain Function, Neurotherapy and More: Let Master Clinicians Guide you from “A to Z-Score”

QEEG, Brain Function, Neurotherapy and More: Let Master Clinicians Guide You From “A to Z-Score”

May 15th – 19th, 2019

Crowne Plaza Cleveland South Independence
5300 Rockside Rd.
Independence, OH 44131
(216) 524-0700

Presented By: Thomas Brownback

And Introducing Christen Stahl

Essential workshop for those who want to gain an in-depth understanding of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and combining this knowledge with the Comprehensive Neurodiagnostic Checklist (CNC-1020) and psychoeducational test battery to provide a detailed interpretation of QEEGs. This information is used to create fully customized training protocols with and without Live Z-scores. Lots of hands-on demonstrations.

PLUS: successful business tips from a 20-year neurofeedback practice! Presented by Thomas Brownback, Lic. Psychologist, QEEG-D, BCN
30-34 CE Credit Hours

5 BCIA Mentoring Hours (A $600 Value) at no additional cost!

  • BrainMaster Affiliates receive an additional $50 Discount.
  • One FREE use of the CNC 10-20 and the CTC 10-20
  • FREE 4 BMANS set-up files
  • FREE copy client form for use with insurance companies to receive the highest level of reimbursement

Instructors

Thomas Brownback Thomas Brownback, Lic. Psychologist, QEEG-D, BCN Christen StahlChristen h. Stahl, MA, NCC, LPC, BCN Tom Collura Tom Collura. Ph.D, qEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S Bill Mrklas Bill Mrklas, LMT

Testimonials:

Our ability to interpret QEEG maps for treatment planning and monitoring is dependent upon working knowledge of key brain structures and their likely information processing pathways. Good clinicians do not depend solely upon cookbook pairings of symptoms to set protocols. Master clinicians can reason from “first principles” and match QEEG data with key brain functions (attention, memory etc.) and networks that drive healthy operations, and break down in stereotypic ways in pathology. For many years now, Tom Brownback and his team have been providing an ever-expanding manual series and teaching system that enables clinicians to internalize the neurophysiological and EEG knowledge needed to become successful and resourceful neurofeedback practitioners. Brownback’s work in this context, in my 20-plus year experience, is unmatched. Highly recommended.

– Michael Gismondi


The Brownback workshop elevated my neurofeedback abilities to a new level. The workshop is so much more than simply information about neurofeedback. Tom and Linda Brownback have woven decades of successful neurofeedback experience into a systematic neurofeedback philosophy. Their workshop covers this approach from start to finish; from intake assessment to QEEG map analysis to treatment planning and management. Under Tom’s instruction, I learned comprehensive brain function by tracking the synchronized electrical relationships between neuroanatomical structures that communicate to form the functional pathways behind cognitive processing. This was put directly into context by subsequent discussion of neuropathologies; such as ADD, anxiety, depression, or OCD; that arise from a deregulated, disorganized EEG. The Brownbacks have dedicated countless hours to developing valuable neurofeedback tools and manuals. Personally experiencing their BMANS questionnaire The Comprehensive Neurodiagnostic Checklist (CNC1020) exemplified its use as a powerful asset for pre-neurofeedback assessment and seeing examples of their BMANS questionnaire The Computerized Tracking Checklist (CTC1020) demonstrated a wonderful ongoing assessment of patient behavior over the course of a neurofeedback regimen.

Instead of analyzing individual puzzle pieces and discussing how they could fit together theoretically, Tom and Linda Brownback demonstrated how to put the entire puzzle together. I left with a new understanding of the brain’s inner mechanisms, and I have used this knowledge each day since returning from the workshop. This knowledge grants me further insight when analyzing QEEG maps, especially 3D sLORETA images as seen in BrainMaster’s Brain Avatar and the Brain Dx Report Generator. I am able to look at my patients with a heightened understanding of how their deviant EEG patterns influence their behavior; and perhaps more importantly, how self-regulation through neurofeedback can break that cycle and help them change their life.

– David Ims

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Daily Itinerary: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day5

[Day 1] Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

9:00am – 5:00pm | BrainMaster Atlantis, Discovery, and BrainAvatar Software Reviewed with Bill Mrklas, LMT


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[Day 2] Thursday, May 16th, 2019

9:00am – 12:30pm | Introductory Course: Technical Foundations of Neurofeedback and Live Z-Score – Thomas Collura, Ph.D., QEEG-D, BCN, LPC

1:30pm – 9:00pm | QEEG, Brain Function, Neurotherapy and More: Let the Clinical Masters Guide You From “A to Z-Score” with Thomas Brownback, M.Ed and Linda Brownback, MA

  • EEG Frequencies
  • Functions, Pathways and EEG Frequencies at Each of the International 10-20
  • System Placements
  • Neurophysiological Functions of the Brain, including Pathways Through the Brain
  • Lobes of the cerebral cortex (raw sensory input, association areas for perception and comprehension)
  • Limbic System
  • Brain Stem
  • Basal Ganglia


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[Day 3] Friday, May 17th, 2019

9:00am – 8:30pm | Neuropathologies (Dysfunctional: Microvoltages, Peak Frequencies, Asymmetries and Coherences Associated with International 10-20 System Placements) – Thomas Brownback, M.Ed and Linda Brownback, MA

  • Attention Deficit Disorder Distractibility/Inattention
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Hyperactivity/Hypoactivity Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Addictions
  • Behavioral Learning disorders
  • Motor Disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Tic disorders

The BMANS Neurodiagnostic Evaluation Procedure within a 10-20 System Framework

  • Overview of Procedure
  • The Categories of Neuropathology
  • The BMANS Neurodiagnostic Intake Questionnaires
  • The Intake Questionnaire Evaluation Summary Formats
  • The Psychological and Educational Tests Evaluation Summary Formats
  • CNC-1020
  • CTC-1020
  • Hands-On Demonstration of the CNC 10-20 and the CTC 10-20
  • The Basics–Biological
  • Business Practices–Motivating Clients to Stay in Neurotherapy


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[Day 4] Saturday, May 18th, 2019

9:00am – 8:30pm | In-depth Analysis of the Quantitative EEG using Multiple Database and Non-Database Procedures for Various Neuropathologies – Thomas Brownback, M.Ed and Linda Brownback, MA

  • Case History: In-depth Analysis: CNC-1020, Psychoeducational Testing, QEEG, and Database and Non-database Formats
  • Hands-On: Choosing the Placements and the Band Widths for Each Neuropathology
  • The Basics: Psychological Business Practices
  • Neurofeedback Training Procedures Utilizing Fully Customized 10-20 System Placement and Bandwidth Selections, Constantly Updated Spectral Analysis and Instant Display Screen Specificity
  • How To Build Neurotherapy Training Files
  • Mastering Independent Neurofeedback Training Teaching Clients How to Hook Themselves Up for Specific 10-20 System Placements and Exceptional Impedances Hands On:
    • Client Hook Up for Excellent Impedances
    • Clients Beginning Their Own Training Process
    • Clients Ending Their Own Training Process

How to Conduct a Neurofeedback Training Session How to Adjust Thresholds for Audio Feedback and Percentage of Time Counters

  • For Artifact Rejection
  • For Targeted Training Band(s)
  • For Z-Score Training
  • The Basics – Social
  • Business Practices

How to Track and Interpret Microvoltage and Z-Score Changes for Single Session

  • For Targeted Training Band(s) Microvoltage
  • For Frequency Bands Spectral Analysis
  • For Targeted Training Band(s) Percentage and Ratio
  • For Artifact: Movement and EMG
  • For Z-Scores

How to Track and Interpret Microvoltage and Z-Score Changes Across Sessions

  • For Targeted Training Band(s) Microvoltage
  • For Frequency Bands Spectral Analysis
  • For Targeted Training Band(s) Percentage and Ratio
  • For Artifact: Movement and EMG
  • For Z-Scores


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[Day 5] Sunday, May 19th, 2019

9:00am – 1:00pm | Understanding When to Use Training Programs – Thomas Brownback, M.Ed and Linda Brownback, MA

  • The Basics – Spiritual Business Practices (This section will include a discussion of insurance reimbursement issues; you will receive a FREE copy of our handout that clients use with their insurance companies to receive the highest level of reimbursement.)
  • Practicing Z-Score programs
  • Putting It All Together: From Prospective Client Initial Contact To Successful Completion Of Neurotherapeutic Process


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*This is a Faith-Based Workshop