Autumn Beginners Neurofeedback Workshop


We do not have any plans to run any workshops for now… Sorry



£150 a day or £450 for the 3 days.

Discount for Members of the:
British Neuroscience Association (BNA) or Society of Applied Neuroscience (SAN): £425 for the 3 days.

Student Registration: £400 for the 3 days.

Topics will include:

  • EEG frequencies and waveforms

  • The neural anatomy of attention and arousal

  • The international 10-20 electrode placement system

  • Intake/assessment procedure for protocol selection

  • and running a session with practical hands-on experience

This workshop will be suitable for beginners to the field of Neurofeedback. It will cover a brief history of the field, relevant brain anatomy, physiology and function, and practical hands-on experience in running a neurofeedback session.

We will meet around 9:30 am to start for 10am and go till 5:30/6pm,
(We understand that people can have a long way to travel, so we try not to put the important stuff at the beginning and end of the day)


Participants will learn:

The basics of neuronal dynamics, cortical rhythms, and neuronal generators, which together give us insight into neural connectivity.

The arousal model of neurofeedback and how to measure optimal and sub-optimal arousal.

How to recognize specific brain wave dysregulations in clinical practise (e.g. Bipolar depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks, Schizophrenia, Insomnia etc.) and in educational settings (AD/HD, Dyslexia, Autism, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, etc) will be described with up-to-date research and theories. Studies presenting the practise and efficacy of Neurofeedback in all these conditions will be presented. Some psychometric tests to aid assessment will be explained and handed out.

How to deal with common applications beyond the arousal model – such as Head injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Sociopathy, Delinquency, Pain, Fibromyalgia, Bruxism, Eating Disorders, Memory problems, Addictions, Dementia etc. Many of these conditions will require a Quantitative EEG (see advanced course) as a necessary part of the assessment before neurofeedback protocols can be developed for their treatment. Some of these conditions require a different kind of neurofeedback (e.g. alpha-theta), which will be briefly explained but also belongs to the advanced neurofeedback course material.

How to look beyond the deficit model – peak-performance in Sports, Music and Drama, Cognitive enhancement and Creativity, Hypnosis and Immune system enhancement for long term illness.

How to use neurofeedback equipment; Nexus, EEGspectrum, BrainMaster, PET, and other equipment will all be displayed and explained but initially all practise will be on a simple hand held model that will give participants a real knowledge and ability to measure and manipulate; frequency, amplitude, power and training curves. A short explanation of Coherence, Phase, Comodulation, Synchrony and Assymetry and ‘Z’ score training etc. will be presented but these more sophisticated neurofeedback methods also belong to the advanced course.


At the completion of this course certified by The Society for Applied Neuroscience, participants will be able to:

Assess a client’s suitability for neurofeedback – this may include the use of psychometrics as well as a neurofeedback questionnaire, based on the arousal model and astructured interview, quantifying symptoms. Recognise when a potential client needs treatment other than neurofeedback.

Understand the basis of electrophysiological recording and know where the electrodes should be placed (the 10/20 system will be practised) and what preparation is needed.

Be able to run a neurofeedback session and describe the training curve.

Develop a symptom tracking progress report for use between sessions.

While recognising the power of neurofeedback, also understanding how motivation, conditioning, medication, expectations, diet and peer/other pressure can influence a good outcome.


We do try and stick to this timetable, but it does depend on people’s interests and backgrounds, as we do want to meet people’s needs and learning objectives. So we can’t always promise to be exactly on time.

Day 1

Session 1.1

Introduction to EEG Neurofeedback History, Biofeedback, Neurotherapy, Neuroimaging To Neurofeedback

Morning Break

Session 1.2

Learning, Conditioning, personality and Arousal Model

Lunch Break

Session 1.3

10-20, Demo of Neurofeedback session The international 10-20 electrode placement system

Afternoon Break

Session 1.4

EEG Normal and Abnormal

Day 2

Session 2.1

Intake assessment

Morning Break

Session 2.2

The Brain

Lunch Break

Session 2.3

Running a session – Hands On

Afternoon Break

Session 2.4

“Question and technical issues” Homework case studies

Day 3

Session 3.1

Protocols Theoretically Driven 
Protocols Historically Driven
Protocols qEEG and mini-qEEG

Morning Break

Session 3.2

Current Applications:
Clinical: Attachment issues, stress and PTSD, depression, OCD, etc.

Educational: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD/ADD, Autistic spectrum etc.
Peak performance: Optimal functioning, creativity, Personal and Home Use

Lunch Break

Session 3.3

Running a session – Hands On

Afternoon Break

Session 3.4

Technical and Hardware

Run By:

Dr Bev Steffert is an Psychologist, Neuropsychologist and Neurofeedback practitioner.

Dr Tony Steffert is a EEG technician, clinician and researcher in Neurofeedback, EEG and Sonification.


Get In Contact With Us

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Tony Steffert

47 c Christchurch Av
London, NW6 7BB

P: + 44 (0) 7966 484 289
Skype ID: tonysteffert


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