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Clinical-Scientific Advisory Board

Our Clinical Scientific Advisory Board consists of recognised experts in the neurofeedback field. They all contribute their individual expertise and experience to drive ongoing research and development in the field of EEG neurofeedback.

Prof. Giuseppe ChiarenzaProf.  G. Chiarenza more about
Dr. Christoph GarnerDr Christoph Garner more about
Dr. Laura MaffongelliDr Laura Maffongelli more about
Dr. Ruben Perez ElviraDr Ruben Perez Elvira more about
Dr. Ismael J. Castillo-ReyesDr I. J. Castillo-Reyes more about
Dr. Ayesha IkhaqDr Ayesha Ikhaq more about
Dr. Mehmet Fatih VarliDr Mehmet Fatih Varli more about

Prof. Giuseppe Chiarenza

Prof. Giuseppe Chiarenza

Prof. Giuseppe Chiarenza is a well-known name in neuroscience. His work has contributed significantly to the understanding of brain structure and function. He has published numerous articles in prestigious journals and is a sought-after speaker at international conferences.

He is currently President of the International Centre for Learning, Attention and Hyperactivity Disorders (CIDAAI) in Milan - President of the International Organisation for Psychophysiology, Health Director of the Bionatural Detoxification Center (CDB) of the Eris Onlus Foundation. The International Alliance for Biofeedback Certifications (BCIA) has awarded Dr Giuseppe Chiarenza the certification of therapist, lecturer and supervisor of therapy with neurofeedback.

Dr. Christoph Garner

Dr Christoph Garner

Dr Christoph Garner brings decades of experience in the application of neurofeedback in clinical settings. He has a particular focus on the treatment of ADHD and sleep disorders. He is a dedicated advocate of this technology and has helped to promote its use and acceptance.
Vita of Dr Christoph Garner

Dr Garner was born in Munich in 1949 and completed his Abitur and medical studies in Munich from 1976 to 1982. From 1982, he worked at the University Hospital Großhadern and later became a medical specialist. From 1992 to 2017, Garner was head physician at the KWA Klinik Stift Rottal.

Dr. Laura Maffongelli

Dr Laura Maffongelli

Dr Laura Maffongelli is a leading expert in cognitive neuroscience. Her research focuses on the interactions between the brain and behaviour, particularly in the context of learning and memory processes. She is also an experienced lecturer and has taught numerous students in basic and advanced topics in neuroscience.

Dr Laura Maffongelli graduated in neurolinguistics from Philipps University Marburg in 2011. Shortly after, she moved back to her home country, where she completed her PhD in Cognitive Science at the University of Genoa (Italian Institute of Technology, Italy) in 2015. Since then, her research interests have focused on the relationship between language and action in terms of the syntactic mechanisms involved.

Dr. Ruben Perez Elvira

Dr Ruben Perez Elvira

Dr Ruben Perez Elvira has a background in clinical psychology and specialises in the use of neurofeedback for mental disorders. His work helped show the potential of this technology to treat conditions such as depression and anxiety.

Clinical Neuropsychology and Directorate in Nepsa Rehabilitación Neurológica, Salamanca, Spain.

Certified Neurofeedback Therapist - Terapeuta Neurofeedback IFEN


Dr. Ismael J. Castillo-Reyes

Dr Ismael J. Castillo-Reyes

Meet Ismael J Castillo Reyes, an integral member of the Neuro-Cognitive Research Lab at Ponce Health Sciences University, located in the vibrant city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. With a steadfast commitment to advancing the fields of Neurofeedback, Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG), and Event-related Potentials, Ismael is currently engrossed in a pivotal pilot project titled "Z-Score sLORETA Neurofeedback for Stroke and TBI Rehabilitation in a Sample of Puerto Rican Patients".



Dr Ayesha Ikhaq

Dr Ayesha Ikhaq

Dr. Ikhlaq is an esteemed researcher from the University of Pakistan, who has demonstrated her dedication and commitment to neurofeedback research.

Her primary area of research delves into the fascinating realm of Heartbeat Evoked Potentials (HEPs) and Event-Related Potentials (ERPs). She is at the forefront of uncovering the intricate interactions between the heart and the brain, pushing the boundaries of our understanding in this critical field. Her work has the potential to lead to innovative approaches in diagnosing and treating various brain diseases.

Dr Ayesha Ikhaq

Dr Mehmet Fatih Varli

Dr. Mehmet Fatih Varli is a distinguished figure in the field of psychology, with a specialized focus on the education and psychological assessment of gifted and talented individuals. His work extensively covers areas such as cognitive styles, intercultural thinking, and the application of EEG-biofeedback in enhancing memory performance among the gifted. Dr. Varli has made significant contributions through his research on brain mapping (QEEG), event-related potentials (ERP), and biofeedback, aiming to understand the neuropsychological and behavioral neurology aspects of gifted individuals.

Dr. Varli embarked on his academic journey at Marmara University, where he earned his B.S. in Psychological Counseling and Guidance in 1994. He furthered his education with an M.S. in Psychology/Applied Psychology from İstanbul C. University in 2002 and achieved his Ph.D. in Special Education/Gifted and Talented from İstanbul University in 2014. His doctoral thesis, supervised by Prof. Dr. John Gruzelier (London Goldsmith University) and Prof. Dr. Ümit Davaslıgil (Maltepe University), explored "The Effect of EEG-Biofeedback on Memory Performance of Gifted and Talented Individuals," and he graduated as a high honor student.

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