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Yvonne B. Tate, Ph.D., LPC, BCN, TRS Neurofeedback

Over 17 years of experience.

Dr. Yvonne Tate received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from William & Mary the College of Mary in 2008 and her MA in Counseling from Regent university in 2004. She became a licensed professional counselor in 2006 and she has been working in the field of Counseling and Neurofeedback since 2003. She was certified through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) in 2006, has been a mentor and supervisor since 2010, and has also been teaching the didactic course for certification in Neurofeedback since 2016. For the past seven years she has worked with Jay Gunkelman, QEEG-D to learn raw EEG and become an expert at accurately interpreting qEEG which is the foundation for creating effective treatment protocols.  She became a certified brain health coach through AMEN clinics in 2020 and has a passion for training students and practitioners in Neurofeedback in order to help fill the field with more ethical and skilled practitioners. She has worked with over 25 interns and she launched a new company, TRS Neurofeedback Education Services, in 2021. She cares deeply about people and becomes very excited for the positive changes Neurotherapy can have on their lives. Dr. Tate was also the Director of Neurotherapy Services at the Rocky Mountain Memory Center (RMMC) in Fort Collins from 2012-2017. The RMMC is neuropsychology clinic that has developed a unique neurocognitive rehabilitation program to provide a balanced approach to brain health and wellness. Dr. Tate offered QEEG and Neurofeedback services at this location for clients with various issues including sleep and attention problems, mood regulation issues, anxiety, depression and trauma.

 

TRS Neurofeedback: Experience

  • Started doing Neurofeedback in 2003.
  • Achieved board certified in Neurofeedback in 2006 through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA).
    • BCIA is the only institute recognized worldwide granting certification to biofeedback practitioners.
    • Certification demonstrates professionalism and adherence to carefully developed standards as a health care provider.
  • Full time faculty member in the Master of Arts in Counseling Program at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood for 5 years.
  • Director of the Counseling Program at CCU for three years.
  • Helped the program achieve CACREP accreditation, the highest standard in Counseling accreditation.

TRS Neurofeedback: Education

  • Master’s Degree in Communication from the University of South Florida.
  • Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Regent University.
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from William & Mary the College of Mary.
  • Regularly attend trainings to improve my skills and stay current in the field.
  • Regularly attend conferences held by the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) and the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR).

TRS Neurofeedback: Credentials

  • First licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Virginia in 2007.
  • Became licensed in Colorado in 2009 with the Department of Regulatory Agencies– LPC #5243.
  • BCIA mentor and supervisor since 2010.
  • Completed qualifications to teach the didactic course for Board certification in Neurofeedback in 2016.
  • Received weekly mentoring from Jay Gunkelman, QEEG-D, since November of 2014.
  • Will complete QEEG certification in 2017.
  • Have always had a passion to train students and other practitioners in Neurofeedback so that there are more ethical and skilled therapists providing these services. As of 2017, I have provided hands-on training to 15 interns and therapists in Colorado.

TRS Neurofeedback: Character

  • My most dominant character traits are honesty, authenticity and genuineness.
  • I talk to clients clearly and directly about what Neurofeedback can realistically offer based on the research and my experience.
  • I offer free consultations to determine if individuals are good candidates for Neurofeedback therapy at the present time.
  • You can expect NOT to get a lot of flowery words or empty promises regarding what can be accomplished in your therapy sessions.
  • I care deeply about people and get very excited about the potential of Neurotherapy to help adults and children improve their lives.

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Shelli Myles, LPC

Shelli Myles is a born and raised Colorado native.  Shelli attended Colorado Christian University where she studied Human Resource Management and completed her degree with a Bachelor’s in Science and a minor in Psychology. She completed her Master of Art in Counseling and is a licensed professional counselor.  Shelli has completed her additional training in Neurofeedback with BCIA. Shelli has worked for over four years at Porter Hospital as a Mental Health Counselor on the psychiatric unit. Shelli has worked in Neurofeedback since 2013 and has continued her education in neurofeedback.  Shelli has seven children total, three were adopted from Ukraine.  Shelli has assisted in over 30 adoptions for families in the Denver area.

With an eclectic background and passion to help others, Shelli provides professional support through incorporating a variety of therapies and holistic healing techniques in her practice.  Shelli’s work with neurofeedback, and biofeedback allows her to provide hope and healing to your life.  Through personal and professional experience, Shelli is committed to helping people reach their personal and professional goals.

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Melissa Micnhimer, LPC

Melissa is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Colorado with 4 years of experience. She has worked with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, eating disorders, and career challenges. She specializes in anxiety and trauma including physical and emotional abuse, neglect, and single incident traumas such as a car wreck. Melissa is trained in EMDR and neurofeedback.

Melissa’s first priority in counseling is building a good relationship with trust and respect in the relationship. She wants you to feel safe and heard without any judgment. Her therapeutic approach includes client-centered, EMDR (eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing), cognitive-behavioral, and a bit of attachment and mindfulness counseling. She also has experience working in a Christian setting and is able to include religion as much or as little as you would like.