Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42California Biofeedback — Fall 2016 35 in this process. Based on the work of blending biofeedback and yoga at Sonoma State University over the years, this session will explore the nature of yoga therapy and how biofeedback and neurofeedback can enhance the process. Biography: Eleanor Criswell-Hanna, Ed.D., is Professor of Psychology and former chair of the Psychology Department, Sonoma State University. Founding director of the Humanistic Psychology Institute (now Saybrook University), she is currently a Dis- tinguished Consulting Faculty member for Saybrook University. She is on the board of trustees, Meridian University. Editor of Somatics Magazine and Director of the Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training, her books include Biofeedback and So- matics: Toward Personal Evolution and How Yoga Works: An Introduction to Somatic Yoga. She is editor of Cram’s Introduction to Surface Electromyography. Criswell is past president of Division 32—the Society for Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Humanistic Psychology Association, the Biofeedback Society of California, and the International Association of Yoga Thera- pists. She is the originator of Somatic Yoga and Equine Hanna Somatics. Richard Gevirtz, Ph.D. Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback (HRVB) in Clinical Practice: Enhancing evidence based therapies Level: Intermediate Sunday, Nov 6th , 1 hour The presentation will briefly review the history and theoretical basis for HRVB and current literature on its efficacy. Typical protocols for the treatment of 1) anxiety, 2) chronic muscle pain, and 3) functional gastrointestinal disorders will be presented. This involves measurement of HRV, biofeedback procedures, and integration into mindful- ness based therapies. Biography: Dr. Richard Gevirtz is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego. He has been in involved in research and clinical work in applied psychophys- iology and biofeedback for the last 30 years and was the president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 2006-2007. His primary research in- terests are in understanding the physiological and psychological mediators involved in disorders such as chronic muscle pain, fibromyalgia, and gastrointestinal pain. In this vein, he has studied applications of heart rate variability biofeedback for anxiety, pain, gastrointestinal, cardiac rehabilitation and other disorders. He is the author of many journal articles and chapters on these topics. He also maintains a part time clinical prac- tice treating patients with anxiety and stress related disorders.