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Date:6/16/2008

'Just as surgery and pharmaceuticals were important to medicine in the 19th & 20th century, Behavioral Medicine will take its place in the 21st century and biofeedback is an important component of Behavioral Medicine,' Dr. John

Basmajian, Member of the Order of Canada

MONTREAL, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the World's Leading Sport Psychologists that trained Canada's top Olympic athletes will be teaching a workshop in Montreal on June 26th & 27th. Clinicians, psychologists, students and educators will learn about new software & specialized equipment using biofeedback & neurofeedback. This instrumentation is the same as those used in the MindRoom of AC Milan, the reigning Champions League team. It has also been used, for some time, by the Dutch Special Forces to screen and train SWAT Team recruits.

Montreal Workshops June 26th & 27th

The seminar will take place at the University of Quebec at the downtown Montreal Campus. The first workshop will be led by the internationally-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 peak performance and provide participants with the skills to utilize in their professional settings. Specific workshop content will include how to use the latest psychophysiological assessment and training technology for high performance and rapid recovery. Mental skill training techniques such as imagery, 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 for leaders in business, industry and sports. This workshop focuses on how to improve performance and productivity and includes guidelines for individuals and groups. Both workshops have accreditation by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America.

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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 available http://www.bfe.org/prod.html .

Information: Lawrence Klein, BFE Montreal Office

(514) 489-8251 #135, lawrence@bfe.org


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