The idea to establish a Neurofeedback and Psychology Interest Group within the APS emerged from the need of a growing neurofeedback community to enhance its professional identity and to strengthen the link between the fields of psychology and neuroscience.
Following APS endorsement of the NF Interest group in 2009, membership numbers tripled in the first year to over 70. By 2011, our member numbers were over 100. This growth reflects the rapid advances in neuroscience and growing awareness among psychologists of their capacity to provide truly brain-based interventions to help clients improve self-regulation of their biopsychosocial challenges.
Neurofeedback draws on theory and research from neurophysiology, neuropsychiatry, neurobiology, psychophysiology, and psychology to deliver evidence-based clinical practices which promote optimum mental health via self-regulation.