Biofeedback

Spring 2014

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Description

Biofeedback is an empirically supported method of treating anxiety, stress, chronic pain, and other conditions. Biofeedback is the use of electronic devices to monitor and amplify nervous system activity. Such nervous system activity is directly reflective of how calm or stressed we might be feeling. Being able to "see" certain aspects of our nervous system functioning in real time allows the user to control physical, emotional, and mental activity for the betterment of health.

Biofeedback Group is a workshop, which will be offered numerous times during this academic year. The workshop has multiple sessions that all cover the same material, but students are welcome to sign up for more than one session. Due to space and equipment limitations, advance registration is required (web form below).

Chicago Times and Locations

Location: CAPS Office, Abbott Hall, 5th Floor, Suite 500, 710 N. Lakeshore Drive
Times: Fridays 12:00 to 1:00pm

  1. Chicago: Session I: Friday, April 25
  2. Chicago: Session II: Friday, May 9
  3. Chicago: Session III: Friday, June 13

Evanston Times and Locations

Location: Searle Hall, 3rd Floor, Rm. 3-226, 633 Emerson Street
Times: Fridays, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

  1. Evanston: Fridays, April 11, 18, 25, May 2
  2. Evanston: Fridays, May 9, 16, 23, 30

Drop-In Hours for the Stress Management Resource Center

Students are also welcome to attend our Stress Management and Peak Performance Training Drop-In Hours at the Stress Management Resource Center, located at Rm. 3.234 Searle Hall, Evanston Campus, for additional individualized consultation and practice. This is a drop-in clinic, so you can attend as often as you would like. Registration not needed. For more information, please contact CAPSWorkshops@u.northwestern.edu.

Evanston Stress Management Resource Center Hours:

April 7th to June 13th (closed May 26th)

Mondays, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesdays, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Biofeedback Workshop Registration

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If you have particular needs regarding building accessibility, please list them below.


  • Evanston: 633 Emerson St., Searle Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Chicago: 710 N. Lake Shore Dr., Abbott Hall, 5th Floor
  • Phone: 847-491-2151
  • Fax: 847-467-1193

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