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Use of EEG in Clinical Assessment and Treatment of PTSD

4th – 5th Dec 2019.  |  Carramar, Sydney 

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Workshop outline

This workshop will explore the benefits of using electroencephalograms (EEG) to clinically assess clients with complex and chronic trauma related symptoms. The participants will learn how different brainwave patterns relate to different symptoms and how these findings can inform psychological treatment. Preliminary data identifying dysfunctional brain patterns underlying Post-Traumatic Stress symptoms and data supporting the effectiveness of Neurofeedback interventions aimed to reduce symptom distress and improve executive functioning will be presented.

Workshop program

  • Introduction into EEG assessment: equipment and process
  • Overview of the current research into trauma and EEG: The most frequent dysfunctional EEG patterns associated with PTSD
  • How EEG assessment can inform clinical practice
  • Brainwaves and brain states
  • Use of Neurofeedback to reduce symptom distress and improve cognitive functioning: case studies
  • Participants will have an opportunity to try Neurofeedback

Who should attend

​This course is suited to all clinicians interested in the mind-body interface. Students and researchers in the field of Psychology and Psychiatry or a related field are welcome.

Reading materials

Reading materials will be at the workshop in the Handout format.

Technologies demonstrated

o EEGer Neurofeedback System
o Mitsar 21 Channel EEG Amplifier with WinEEG Software

Workshop Fee

Workshop fee for the 2 days – $1,500

For more information please email us at training@anfi.org.au or call +61 (0)2 9646 6700

Presenters

Mirjana Askovic

Mirjana Askovic

BPsych (Hons), BCN, QEEGD, FANSA
Ph.D. Candidate, Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

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Sejla Murdoch

Sejla Murdoch

BSc Psychology, PostGrad Dip (psychology)
Current studies: Masters of Brain and Mind Sciences, University of Sydney.

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