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Counsellor Cafe – The Role of Biofeedback in Psychotherapy for Psychological, Psychosomatic, and Medical Issues Members Only
January 22, 2020 Main Floor Lounge, 1246 Fairfield Road, Victoria BC, V8V 3B5 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM No cost. Open to BCACC members only

Region 2 Counsellor Café- Victoria

The Role of Biofeedback in Psychotherapy for Psychological, Psychosomatic, and Medical Issues

 

Facilitated by Janette Sperber, M.S., RCC

 

Find out how Biofeedback may be used for common client issues such as anxiety and panic attacks, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, GI distress, and other medical complaints.  Expect a lively discussion and multiple real demonstrations!

What you will learn:

  • Definition of Biofeedback and a one-minute history of the field.
  • What forms of Biofeedback are currently being used.
  • Typical presenting issues appropriate for Biofeedback.
  • Why a counsellor would use Biofeedback in addition to traditional psychological techniques.

Several demonstrations will provide examples of how Biofeedback could be used in specific situations.

Janette encourages any registrant with a complaint related to muscle pain or headache to volunteer as a demonstration participant. If interested, please contact Janette ahead of time by email at janettebsperber@gmail.com and she will go over what the demonstration involves and what to expect.

If you have a client with a pain complaint, psychosomatic issue, or any kind of autonomic dysregulation, feel free to bring that up for discussion of how biofeedback could contribute to improved outcomes.


Session Information:

Date:           Wednesday, January 22, 2019
Time:          7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Address:    Main Floor Lounge, 1246 Fairfield Road, Victoria BC, V8V 3B5 (corner of Harbinger and Fairfield, North side, old Tudor style building). Street parking available.

Cost:        No Cost. Open to BCACC Members only.

 

To assist us in providing a comfortable space for you, pre-registration is appreciated. Should you encounter a problem with registering, please contact Janine Toombs at janine@bc-counsellors.org for assistance.

 

About the Presenter:

Janette Sperber, M.S., RCC has been certified in Biofeedback since 1990 and is a former board member of the Biofeedback Society of California.  Before moving to Canada, she was a stress management consultant for corporations and provided Biofeedback and Rehabilitation Counselling to injured workers.  You can find out more about Janette through her website:  http://www.theempoweredlife.ca/

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