Madison Shaak, B.S., BCN, QEEG-T is a board certified neurofeedback practitioner and Quantitative Electroencephalography Technologist. She provides neurofeedback therapy and QEEG evaluation services to children, teens, and adults. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Certificate in Deaf Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.
Before beginning her training in neurofeedback, Madison worked in a variety of in-patient settings in direct care positions. Through her experience at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC and Caron Treatment Centers, Madison developed her clinical experience with various psychiatric conditions including: anxiety, depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, substance abuse disorders, executive functioning challenges, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Madison strives to create a helpful and positive rapport with each patient regardless of their individual struggles.
Madison trained directly with Dr. Joel Lubar to be a neurofeedback specialist. In this unique role, Madison has been able to continue her work with patients of various mental health backgrounds by helping them gain better understanding of their brain function and biology. Neurofeedback is a non-invasive alternative to medication that teaches the brain to function optimally. Madison utilizes Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) to determine the best treatment plan for each individual patient. Madison is Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) certified and certified as a technologist through the QEEG Certification Board.