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Yvonne Tate, Ph.D., LPC, BCN – Amen Clinics Brain Health Coach Certified
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Yvonne Tate, Ph.D., LPC, BCN

Yvonne Tate, Ph.D., LPC, BCN

r. Tate has been Board Certified in Neurofeedback since 2006 and she has 30 years of experience teaching, training and developing courses. She started her career as a secondary public school teacher and then obtained a Master’s degree in Communication from the University of South Florida. She then worked as a professional corporate trainer for a large Internet Banking company for 10 years where she developed training courses and educational manuals for various types of 2 to 5 day in-seat and online courses. She also traveled regularly to banks around the country providing In-Service training designed to meet their specific needs. Dr. Tate obtained a Master’s degree in Counseling from Regent University in 2004 and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2009. She became a licensed professional counselor in June of 2006 in Virginia and transferred that license to Colorado in 2009. She worked at Colorado Christian University as faculty and Program Director for 5 years where she developed over 20 courses and helped the Counseling program obtain CACREP accreditation.  Dr. Tate began doing Neurofeedback as a counseling intern in 2003 and has maintained a private practice since 2006. She resigned from CCU in 2015 due to the growth and success of her clinical practice. She has trained over 20 interns and therapists in Neurofeedback, became a GNI (Global Neurofeedback Initiative) instructor in January of 2016 with Stress Therapy Solutions and has taught the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) certification course in Neurofeedback since that time.

Dr. Tate still operates a clinical practice in Golden, Colorado where she works with clients of all ages and focuses primarily on attention and mood disorders including trauma and learning disorders.  She has also begun working more extensively with symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Dr. Tate did qEEG analyses and Neurofeedback for the Rocky Mountain Memory Center in Fort Collins in partnership with Neuropsychologist Dr. Kathleen Lauren from 2013 to 2017 where she worked extensively with executive function and dementia issues in adults up to 90 years of age.

Dr. Tate has implemented and gained experience with various Neurofeedback tools in her practice including:

  • Aptitude Training

    Classic research-based amplitude training is included in every client treatment plan

  • HRV Training

    Heart Rate Variability (HRV) training

  • HEG Training

    Blood flow (HEG) training

  • AVE

    Audiovisual entrainment (AVE)

  • STIM technology

    Microtesla (stim) technology

  • Infralow Frequency training

    Infralow Frequency training (both the Othmer Cygnet training and Mark Smith’s ISF training)

  • Z-Score Training

    Surface 4 channel and 19 channel z-score training

  • sLoreta Z-Score Training

    sLoreta z-score training with Brainmaster Techonolgy’s BrainAvatar Software

  • s-Loreta ROI training

    s-Loreta Region of Interest (ROI) training

  • Neuroguide s-Loreta and Z-Score Training

    Neuroguide s-Loreta and z-score training addressing specific symptoms and brain networks

  • Coherence Training

    Dr. Rob Coben’s multivariate coherence training

 

More Specific Description of the services we offer:
Education Services: Developing and offering a broad range of qEEG and Neurofeedback education courses from basic setup, how to start your practice and foundational research, to more advanced content including understanding raw EEG, developing Neurofeedback treatment plans, and writing effective Neurofeedback protocols. Courses are offered both online and in seat for hands on practice and networking. Customized onsite training is also available to help clinics set up their training rooms and equipment and meet the specific educational needs of each clinical practice. We provide information about educational opportunities from other experts and specialists in the field of Neurofeedback as well as a list of Board Certified Mentors that clinicians can contact to receive personalized mentoring necessary for Certification. We also assist Neurofeedback specialists with creating high quality courses and training materials. QEEG analysis services are offered in conjunction with training clinicians to analyze their own client data, write reports and create treatment plans.