Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback – AAPB
The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback is the premier association supporting professional biofeedback / neurofeedback activities. The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) was founded in 1969 as the Biofeedback Research Society. AAPB is a non-profit organization as defined in Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
Biofeedback Certification International of Alliance – BCIA
The Biofeedback Certification International of Alliance (BCIA) was created to establish and oversee standards for practitioners who use biofeedback and to certify those who meet these standards. BCIA is an autonomous nonprofit corporation. The primary mission of BCIA is to protect the public welfare by assuring the competence of certified biofeedback practitioners. BCIA policies and procedures are determined by an independent board of directors, which is comprised of a rotating group of distinguished biofeedback clinicians, researchers, and educators.
Biofeedback Foundation of Europe – BFE
The Biofeedback Foundation of Europe sponsors education, training and research activities in biofeedback. The BFE is entirely supported by fees and gifts from corporate and non-profit members and from revenues generated by the sale of conferences, workshops, internet courses, courseware and books. The BFE supports activities in Europe, North & South America, Asia and Africa.
Biofeedback Society of Florida – BSF
The Biofeedback Society of Florida (BSF) was founded in 1978 to facilitate the exchange of ideas, methods, research, clinical experience, and applications of biofeedback with related disciplines. Today the Society is the official Florida affiliate of the national Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, and serves a diverse professional fraternity of health care providers and academicians who share an interest in applied psychophysiology and biofeedback. BSF provides networking, continuing education, legislative action, and practice and technical consultation for its membership. BSF also functions as an information and referral source for those considering biofeedback services.
Biofeedback Society of Kansas – BSK
The Biofeedback Society of Kansas (BSK) is an open forum for the exchange of ideas, methods, research, clinical experience and results associated with the development of self-regulatory skills through the use of biofeedback equipment and related techniques. The emphasis of the society is on the application and scientific investigation of biofeedback and related techniques for self-regulation of both internal and external behavior for personal growth, clinical treatment and educational aspects of human endeavor.
Biofeedback Society Of Texas – BSTX
The Biofeedback Society Of Texas was founded in 1976. Our society specializes in providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas, methods, research, clinical experience, and the results of biofeedback and related techniques.
Biofeedback Society of Wisconsin
The Biofeedback Society of Wisconsin is a multidisciplinary professional interest group that is committed to promoting the appropriate use and recognition of biofeedback in health care.
International Society for Neurofeedback & Research – ISNR
The International Society for Neurofeedback & Research (ISNR) is a membership organization comprised of people from many countries and various professional disciplines doing neurotherapy, neurofeedback training and research. ISNR supports education and excellence in the field of neurofeedback training and neurotherapy and seeks the validation and acceptance of this discipline by a broad spectrum of society.
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina – LPCANC
Whereas Licensed Professional Counselors serve a vital role in the mental health and wellbeing of the citizens of NC, the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC) promotes the development of LPCs through professional excellence and advocacy. LPCANC provides a voice for public policy, directs the activities of our professional lobbyist, and responds to the continuing education needs of LPCs in North Carolina.
Mid-Atlantic Society for Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine – MASBBM
The Mid-Atlantic Society for Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine, among the earliest biofeedback societies in the U.S., was largely comprised in the beginning of academics and medical faculty members. It first met under the name of the Innominate Society in Baltimore in the late 1960’s to share results of ongoing original research. Mainly composed of research physicians, clinical psychologists and others interested in advancing knowledge in behavioral medicine, biofeedback and self regulation, the Society became more clinically oriented as years passed. For a number of years, it was known as the Biofeedback Society of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (BSDCMDVA), which evolved into the Mid-Atlantic Society for Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine. It remains an affiliate of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), a national organization.
Midwest Society for Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback – MSBMB
MSBMB is the Midwest Chapter of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. The AAPB was formed in 1969, as a non-profit organization, under the name of the Biofeedback Research Society. The Mission was, and continues to be, the advancement, development, and utilization of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback through research, education, and practice.
Northeast Regional Biofeedback Society – NRBS
The Northeast Regional Biofeedback Society represents the professional biofeedback practitioners of this region. Biofeedback is an increasingly important medical and psychological treatment modality. Neurofeedback is a form of biofeedback that measures and trains brain waves. Since its introduction in the 1960’s, biofeedback has steadily gained recognition as a bio-behavioral, non-drug intervention for treatment of a wide variety of disorders. Biofeedback is a clinically effective, standard or complementary therapy that is recognized as non-invasive, cost-effective, short-term, complementary and insurance-reimbursable in many cases.
Society for Psychophysiological Research
Founded in 1960, the Society for Psychophysiological Research is an international scientific society with worldwide membership. The purpose of the Society is to foster research on the interrelationships between the physiological and psychological aspects of behavior. To promote this purpose, the Society publishes scientific literature, including the journal Psychophysiology , and holds annual meetings for presentation and discussion of original theory and research, instrumentation and methodology, and new directions and standards in the field.
Southeast Biofeedback and Neuroscience Association – SBNA
The Southeast Biofeedback and Neuroscience Association was established over 20 years ago to serve as a non-profit, networking and educational agency for health care professionals who utilize biofeedback in their practice or are interested in the development of biofeedback research and treatment protocols. Early on, mental health practitioners, psychologists and psychiatrists constituted most of the membership. Between 1982-1991, NCBS was an active participant in BRASS, the Biofeedback Regional Association of Southeastern States. That organization has been dormant for the past decade.
Western Association for Biofeedback and Neuroscience – WABN
The Western Association for Biofeedback and Neuroscience (formerly Biofeedback Society of California) was founded in 1974 and is the oldest and largest state biofeedback society. It is a multi-professional association of clinicians, researchers and educators who share an interest in the use of biofeedback techniques in pursuing health and human potential. The society is concerned with competency and the quest for knowledge regarding treatment procedures which maximize physiological self-regulation. It is an open forum for the exchange of ideas, methods, clinical experience, and results of biofeedback and applied psychophysiology and related disciplines. Members are committed to maintaining high standards of professionalism and to educating both the general public and other health care professionals about biofeedback.