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Biofeedback Workshops & Distance Learning Offer Credits and Training Options

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 General News J E 4
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MONTREAL, June 16 One of the World's Leading SportPsychologists that trained Canada's top Olympic athletes will be teaching aworkshop in Montreal on June 26th & 27th. Clinicians, psychologists, studentsand educators will learn about new software & specialized equipment usingbiofeedback & neurofeedback. This instrumentation is the same as those usedin the MindRoom of AC Milan, the reigning Champions League team. It has alsobeen used, for some time, by the Dutch Special Forces to screen and train SWATTeam recruits.

Montreal Workshops June 26th & 27th

The seminar will take place at the University of Quebec at thedowntown Montreal Campus. The first workshop will be led by theinternationally-recognized sports psychologist and York University professor,Dr. Vietta (Sue) Wilson. http://www.bfe.org/workshop.html#PEAK

Her workshop will describe assessment and training techniques for peakperformance and provide participants with the skills to utilize in theirprofessional settings. Specific workshop content will include how to use thelatest psychophysiological assessment and training technology for highperformance and rapid recovery. Mental skill training techniques such asimagery, specific goal setting, intention, and attention will be discussed.

"EXECUTIVE STRESS" WORKSHOP

Another workshop will be taught in French by Drs. Nicolina Pavlov, PhD,and Ray Pavlov, MD, PhD. Its focus will be the use of EEG biofeedback(neurofeedback) as the central component of a systematic stress program forleaders in business, industry and sports. This workshop focuses on how toimprove performance and productivity and includes guidelines for individualsand groups. Both workshops have accreditation by the BiofeedbackCertification Institute of America.

LEARN FROM THE BEST - International Research and Educational Project

Along with workshops in North America throughout the summer and fall 2008,there has been an explosion in distance-learning involving 30 on-line courses.They range from Heart Rate Variability Training, Stress Management,Professional Golf, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Headaches.These courses are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)for Continuing Education Units. A complete list may be found at:http://www.BFE.org. Fifteen Advanced Clinical Suites are now availablehttp://www.bfe.org/prod.html .

Information: Lawrence Klein, BFE Montreal Office(514) 489-8251 #135, lawrence@bfe.org

SOURCE Biofeedback Foundation of Europe
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