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Upcoming 2009 Conference: “Being Your Best - Achieving Optimum Performance in Sport, Works, and Life” will be held Friday September 11th –Saturday September 12th at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital’s Norris Auditorium in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Vietta Wilson, PhD, retired York University professor, is our featured presenter on Optimal Performance training. Dr. Wilson has been a Sports Psychology Consultant since 1974, working with Olympic athletes, the Canadian Olympic Organization, and athletes from many professional sports. She has published extensively and her seminars on self-regulation utilizing biofeedback cover both assessment and training. Her CD and text: “Owner’s Manual for Controlling your Mind and Body” is included free to every attendee.
In addition, there will be a Panel Discussion amongst several leading practitioners of peak performance training in Wisconsin, and a presentation about educating insurance providers for coverage of biofeedback.
A block of rooms has been reserved in the nearby Radisson Inn for the special rate of $92 per night. For further information, call or e-mail Bruce Wendt at 715-849-8905 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Annual Conference 2008: “Mind/Body Healing for the 21st Century” Will be held Friday September 26th-Saturday September 27th at St. Elizabeth Hospital’s New Conference Center Appleton, WI. Guest rooms at the Radisson Paper Valley are reserved at $95 for a limited time. Eric Peper, PhD, Professor & Co-director of the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies, is our featured presenter on self-regulation. He is known for his research and publications in medical and sports psychology. Yrui Danilov, PhD & Kim Skinner, PT will present methods of restoration of balance from the neuroscience & physical therapy viewpoints. Phyllis Kasper, PhD & Gib Koula, MS will demonstrate easy & inexpensive approaches to biofeedback. For further information, call or write:Bob Hodes PhD, 440 Science Drive Suite 200 Madison, WI. 53711 phone: 608-238-5176 Ext. 357.
Annual Conference 2006:
The BSW Conference for 2006 was held on Sept. 15th - 16th in the Sheraton Hotel.
The event addressed the assessment and treatment of pelvic floor pain disorders. The conference featured Jeanette Tries, PhD, on Friday. She spoke on pelvic pain and the use of biofeedback. Saturday included panels of multi-disciplinary speakers, whoaddressed relaxation, psychotherapeutic, and medical strategies to treatment of pelvic floor disorders. In the afternoon, specific cases were discussed by area occupational and physical therapists.
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Annual Conference 2005: New Directions in Biofeedback & Self-Regulation;
September 23-24; Waukesha, Wisconsin
Richard Gevirtz, PhD presented the keynote on Heart Rate Variability: Theory and Practice. Other informative sessions on Supplements, Herbs, & Energy Techniques: Integrative Approaches to Health Maintenance & Pain Management by Dr. Adam Rindfleisch, BrainPortTM, a novel form of biofeedback for balance disorders by Yuri Danilov, PhD and other topics of interest. This year's conference was conveniently located at the Country Springs Resort in Waukesha, WI. It was a great place to bring the family with its close proximity to Milwaukee, new waterpark, and adjacent golf course. For more information, download the conference brochure.
Annual conference 2004: Pain and Treatment Across the Lifespan October 29-30; Elkhart Lake. Another successful conference has come and gone, providing a compassionate montage of healing techniques. Attendees overall rated Dr. Andrasik's science on the Biobehavioral Management of Headaches as ‘excellent’, as well as the multiple concurrent sessions that were truly dynamic and provided people with new skills. We also enjoyed the fine catering and beautiful surroundings of the Osthoff. Click here for more information.
Annual Conference 2003: Our annual conference on INTEGRATIVE HEALTH-CARE 2003 was held on September 11, 12 and 13, 2003, at beautiful Green Lake Conference Center (www.glcc.org). Our keynote speaker on Saturday was Dr. James Pennebaker, a pioneering researcher in the psychophysiologic effects of inhibition and deception, the health benefits of journaling, correlates of language in personality and physiology, and the perception of somatic symptoms. He is a nationally renowned teacher and researcher, as well as a dynamic speaker. On Friday we had a blend of biofeedback and integrative health talks. All presentations were interest to general clinicians as well as biofeedback practitioners!! AMA Category 1 CME was available. Click here for more information.