Advanced Clinical Applications of QEEG and Z-Score Neurofeedback

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

Advanced Clinical Applications of QEEG and Z-Score Neurofeedback Part 2 For Intermediate and Advanced Users

June 28th-30th, 2018

Crowne Plaza Cleveland South Independence

5300 Rockside Rd.

Independence, OH 44131

Penijean Gracefire

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

Total CEs: 21 Hours

As co-instructors, Tom Collura and Penijean Gracefire bring a unique combination of experience and skills to the learning environment. They, along with others, have worked together since 2006 to develop and refine the original clinical applications of Z-score training and to create international standards for both the educational and practical implementation of database guided neurofeedback.

Specifically designed for the advanced provider, this workshop will offer in-depth clinical analysis of qEEG brain maps, review more complex applications of the BrainAvatar software (such as Z-Builder and data interpretation), discuss how to customize surface and sLORETA z-score training protocols based on more complex treatment goals, and examine pre and post maps from case studies to explore more nuanced client management strategies.

*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.

**’When booking, please ask for the StressTherapy Solutions Corporate Rate, as this will give you a $107 a night rate with all coupons towards breakfast and lunch. Please do not use 3rd party sites when booking.

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


[Day 1] QEEG Analysis

9:00am – 12:00pm Presented by Thomas Collura

  • What do power, asymmetry, coherence and phase actually measure and how do they represent elements of brain function?
  • What’s all the fuss about FFT, JTFA, ICA, etc?
  • What are the differences between databases and are they important?

12:00pm – 1:00pm – LUNCH

1:00pm – 6:00pm Presented by Penijean Gracefire

  • A clinical perspective on qEEG
  • Using available reference materials and tools to create an analytical workflow
  • Case study practicum in which the class analyzes a series of qEEG maps together, and then discusses treatment planning


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[Day 2] Protocol Selection and Customization

9:00am – 12:00pm Presented by Thomas Collura

  • Editing and analyzing raw EEG in BrainAvatar
  • Overview of advanced Avatar applications
  • How to use Z-builder

12:00pm – 1:00pm – LUNCH
1:00pm – 6:00pm Presented by Penijean Gracefire

  • In-depth discussion of differences between various neurofeedback methods and the clinical implications of each approach
  • Detailed overview of customizable template protocols for Z-score surface and sLORETA neurofeedback
  • Review of support resources for protocol selection and design
  • Protocol design and customization of software practicum


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[Day 3] Understanding Mid and Post Treatment QEEG Results

9:00am – 12:00pm Presented by Penijean Gracefire

  • Client management over a treatment arc
  • How to understand and talk about second and third QEEG map results
  • Common questions and concerns when comparing pre and post results

12:00pm – 1:00pm – LUNCH
1:00pm – 6:00pm Presented by Penijean Gracefire

  • Adjusting and updating protocols based on client feedback and changes in qEEGs
  • Framework for how to integrate other modalities with neurofeedback


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