International QEEG Certification Board (IQCB) certifies individuals who meet education and training standards in biofeedback and progressively re-certifies those who advance their knowledge through continuing education.
The purpose of this site is help the general public and professionals to identify and locate professionals who are certified in quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG).
Since 1995, the mission of the IQCB is to certify individuals who are functioning in the field of Quantitative Electroencephalography on two levels:
- Diplomate for clinical, behavioral, and/or educational purposes.
- Technologist for clinical, behavioral, and/or educational purpose
The IQCB is neither a licensing agency nor an academic institution. Certification by the board indicates expertise in the understanding of the science underlying the QEEG and its applications.
Become a IQCB Certification Candidate:
Another purpose of this site is to assist professionals seeking to be certified in QEEG obtain the latest information about exam dates and sites, the recommendations for study, and other information about QEEG certification at the Certification Exams page. Applicants will certainly want to use the current Readings List which contains the sources that form the basis of all exam questions.
Note: Applicants must apply for candidacy.Get Started on the Certification Process
What is Quantitative EEG?
A Quantitative EEG is the outcome of a computerized process that transforms brainwave recordings into digital equivalents one can organize into graphs and pictures that are helpful in diagnosis and in guiding treatment. The values used to create these outputs are correlated to a normative database of healthy brains within the age range of the subject. While skillful reading of raw EEG remains the usual way to identify physiological problems, Quantitative EEG can more readily reveal functional patterns that inform training for behavioral change.
Creating a Quantitative EEG involves more than learning to use sophisticated software. A major skill is knowing how to separate unrelated inputs, called artifact, from genuine brainwaves; another is understanding what information the patterns of the brainwaves themselves may hold. And, of course, the practitioner must gain the knowledge and insight to interpret the QEEG they create. Gaining this knowledge and skillset speaks clearly to the need for certification, as well as the professional value and prestige certification brings.