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Neurofeedback Centers of New England

235 Greenfield Rd, Box 10
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Phone: 413-314-3472

Website: www.neurofeedbackcentersofnewengland.com 

Mark Gapen, Ph.D./BCN—Dr. Gapen began his career working on an NIMH-funded study of risks and resilience factors for PTSD in a large urban hospital in Atlanta, GA. Additionally, Dr. Gapen worked in the Atlanta, VA community and academic health settings before beginning a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk at the Trauma Center in Boston, MA. During his fellowship, Dr. Gapen earned a Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies, worked with chronically traumatized individuals of all ages, and was the research coordinator for a study investigating the effectiveness of neurofeedback in ameliorating the physiological symptoms associated with PTSD. More recently, Dr. Gapen was the Clinical Research Psychologist for the Uniformed Services Program at the Brattleboro Retreat. In this role, Dr. Gapen provided direct service to police, firefighters, active and retired military, corrections officers, and other uniformed service professionals. Currently, Dr. Gapen is the Training Director for the Doctoral Psychology Internship Program at Community Services Institute, Inc. Dr. Gapen has extensive experience working in multi-disciplinary settings and incorporates multiple contextual factors into his conceptualization of psychopathology. He is board-certified in neurofeedback.


Elaine Campbell, Psy.D.—Dr. Campbell received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England in 1999 and her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Boston College in 1991. She completed her Doctoral internship through Harvard Medical School at the Brockton/West Roxbury Veteran’s Administration providing psychological services to combat veterans struggling with posttraumatic stress disorder and their families. Dr. Campbell’s postdoctoral fellowship included work on a federally funded research project through SAMHSA, which addressed the psychological needs of rural women who had experienced trauma in their lives, as well as the needs of their children. Dr. Campbell has a commitment to public mental health and has spent the last 15 years providing training, supervision, school consultation, as well as direct care in a variety of settings in both urban and rural locations in Massachusetts. Dr. Campbell’s interests include developing innovative and strength-based treatment models for children, and their families, who have experienced traumatic events. She is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and has received training through the Red Cross in Mental Health Disaster response.

Scope of Practice

Client Age Group:

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors
Experience with the following conditions and disorders:
PTSD, Depression, Chronic Pain, Migraines, Anxiety, OCD, Optimal Performance, ADHD, Phobias.

Additional Information

Date of Initial Neurofeedback Training: October 2009

Recent Trainings and Presentations: Normalization of EEG Activity in Individuals with Chronic PTSD Following Neurofeedback Training, Neurofeedback Interchange Conference, Chicago, IL May 2, 2015; Beyond Talk Therapy: Neurofeedback Treatment with Chronically Traumatized Adults, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, QC, November 5, 2010

Level of Proficiency (Comprehensive or Advanced): Comprehensive

EEG Spectrum Int’l Affiliate: No                              Wheelchair accessible: Yes

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