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Member Benefits

The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback is the source for networking, quality research, legislative efforts, insurance information, and continuing education in the field of mind/body medicine, rehabilitation, education, and peak performance training applications of psychophysiology and biofeedback. Come and join us today. As you can see below the benefits are abundant and very practical including:

  • Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, the dynamic quarterly journal that publishes quality peer reviewed papers in the field. This publication is also accessible on-line and its articles provide extensive research outcomes that support the efficacy of biofeedback.

  • Biofeedback, the clinical journal published four times a year containing regular and invited columnists, announcements, and practical articles on treatment, clinical applications and instrumentation. The journal is also accessible online as a searchable online publication.

  • Advocacy for biofeedback and applied psychophysiology with third-party carriers, regulators, and the medical community.

  • Unique opportunities for networking with your friends and colleagues. Only through AAPB will you be able to interact with professionals who share your particular goals and concerns.

  • An annual meeting that provides cutting edge information with leading speakers, presentations and workshops. With unparalleled opportunities to network, learn, and continue your professional development, it is the most important biofeedback and psychophysiology meeting of the year.

  • A trade show held in conjunction with the annual conference that offers the largest presentation of the latest instrumentation in this field.

  • Discounted registration for the annual conference, AAPB’s year-long teleseminar series, and other continuing education programs.

  • Advanced training workshops offered each fall.

  • Publication of the only regularly updated compilation of research findings that demonstrate the efficacy of biofeedback, Evidence-Based Practice in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. A wide-range of other publications and resources are available at substantial discounts through AAPB’s online bookstore.

  • Members of AAPB’s Neurofeedback Division also receive NeuroConnections, the informative newsmagazine published cooperatively with the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR).

  • Continuing Education opportunities for reading quarterly journal articles.

  • The AAPB Provider Directory, an online, consumer-access directory that you can participate in and allow prospective clients to locate you through this cost-effective service.

  • A Member’s Only section of the AAPB web site provides immediate access to the latest announcements and information and special features for communicating with your colleagues.

  • Professional liability insurance and life insurance programs.

  • Practitioners’ public web access to continuing education offerings from a variety of sources

  • Clinician’s Resource Library provides information on insurance coverage, coding, and a variety of valuable tools directed at helping you run your practice.

  • Federation Membership – Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FAABS), a dues-supported coalition of member organizations, university departments of psychology, schools of education, research centers, regional psychological associations, and science divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA). Through AAPB’s Federation membership, you receive a 25% discount off of your APA dues.

AAPB Membership Categories:

All categories include subscriptions to the Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback Journal and the Biofeedback newsmagazine, print and electronic version.

  • Regular Member: Persons interested in the scientific and professional advancement of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback who practice, teach, or conduct research in the discipline of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback. Regular members have all rights and privileges of membership, including the right to serve on committees, to vote, and hold office. Regular members may, upon written request and approval of a majority of the Membership Committee, modify their membership status (affecting membership dues).

  • Early Career: Members qualify for Early Career status with documentation of terminal degree and date received. The Membership Committee will be responsible to review all graduates for automatic membership changes. Membership status will remain until 3 years from date of degree.

  • Retired (Partial or Full): Member must provide evidence of retirement or partial employment/work only once. Membership status will not expire.

  • Hardship: Member must provide evidence of financial hardship. Membership status will last 2 consecutive years, after which time the member must pay Regular membership dues or revert to Associate Member status.

  • Associate Member: Persons interested in the scientific and professional advancement of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback. Associate members have all rights and privileges of membership except: a. Associate members may not vote or hold office. b. Associate members will not receive access to printed or on-line AAPB publications as part of membership benefits. c. Associate members may have reduced discounts to other benefits offered to Regular membersy.

  • Student Member: Full-time students or graduate students of regionally-accredited academic institutions with interests in applied psychophysiology and biofeedback who do not yet have a degree, license or similar certification that qualifies them for independent practice may become Student members.  Student members have all rights and privileges of membership except: a. Student members may not vote or hold office (see ‘C’), b. Student members may participate in Student Council, representing relevant issues/concerns to the Board. Student members can vote on resolutions of the Student Council. c. One Student Representative to the Board will have voting privileges on Board decisions.

  • Honorary Members: Any individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the betterment of the Association or profession may be nominated as an Honorary Member. The Membership Committee will review and recommend candidates to the Board. No more than one Honorary Member may be named each year. Honorary members are exempt from dues, and have all rights of Regular membership. A. Membership categories are reserved for individual persons, not businesses or corporations. However, the Board may establish separate corporate sponsorships or relationships that benefit the Association of the field of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback.

We look forward to your participation in all the opportunities of AAPB.

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