This presentation explores the concept of developmental trauma: how it is different from PTSD; risk factors involved in its’ inception; the neurophysiology involved including potential biomarkers in the EEG and in Event Related Potentials. A randomized control study of the effects of neurofeedback on adults with developmental trauma will be examined, as well as a randomized control study of the effects of neurofeedback on children with developmental trauma.
Diana is a medical doctor with a specialty in Neurorehabilitation. She received her medical degree from University of Aguascalientes, Mexico in 2002, Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation from IAHP, Philadelphia, USA in 2006; M.Sc in Neurological Rehabilitation in 2009, Fellowship in Neurophysiology from University Hospital, Cleveland, USA in 2012 and PhD from De Montfort University from Leicester, UK in 2018. She has 15 years of experience treating severe brain injured patients in United States, Mexico, Spain, Italy, China, Brazil, Colombia and Honduras. She developed, along with other professionals, an integrative intervention to rehabilitated neurological conditions including neurofeedback and other non-invasive brain stimulation techniques. She is the CEO (since 2012) of Neocemod (Neuromodulation Center), Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico, with experience treating patients with epilepsy, learning disorders, behavioral disorder, mood disorders, sleep disorders, TBI and CP. She has extensive experience in neurophysiology, EEG/qEEG/ERP interpretation. She is an international consultant for Neurofeedback professionals and currently she combines clinical work and research; which lead to studying the effects of Neurofeedback in epilepsy for her PhD thesis. She continues to receive invitations to give lectures and workshops for ISNR, BFE, NRBS and SMNB (Mexican Neurofeedback society) and other international neurological and neurophysiology societies. In 2017 she became the Director of the Neurofeedback Clinic at the Trauma Center at JRI in Boston, and she is the cofounder of Boston Neurodynamics, offering high quality training and consulting for neurophysiological evaluations, neurofeedback, biofeedback and other noninvasive brain stimulation interventions.
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Case Managers, other Mental Health Professionals, Educators, Anyone with an interest in the subject
This course is offered at the introductory level.
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