Caroline Grierson RN, BSN, CBT
Certified Neurfeedback Therapist
Train Your Brain
941 Westwood Blvd., Ste 206, Los Angeles, CA. 90024
Hours: Tuesday through Friday - 7am to 6pm
Monday - 11:30p to 6:30p
A California licensed Registered Nurse, Caroline Grierson graduated from the Vancouver General Hospital in 1964 and from the University of Western Ontario in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration. For the first five years of her professional career she was Head Nurse and Clinical Coordinator of the first Coronary Care Unit, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles where she helped to develop the post-graduate coronary care nurse training program.
During that time, she served as Chairman of the CPR Committee and Editor of the CCU Newsletter for the Los Angeles Country Heart Association and trained paramedics and dentists in the techniques of CPR (CardioPulmonary Resuscitation). She was also Publicity Chairman for the newly formed Critical Care Nurses Association.
While raising her daughters, she lectured at USC Post Graduate Division and Institute of Continuing Education for Nurses, and served as Health Care Coordinator at the Bresler Center for Pain Management and Teaching Associate with the Academy for Guided Imagery.
Caroline studied biofeedback at the Biofeedback Institute of Los Angeles in 1988 and neurofeedback with Sue and Siegfried Othmer at EEG Spectrum in Encino in 1993. She is BCIA Certified (Biofeedback Certification Institute of America) and is a Senior Fellow in Biofeedback and a Fellow in Neurofeedback. In addition, she is BCIA Certified in Stress Management and a Clinical Associate in the American Association of Pain Management.
Caroline has been in private practice doing Biofeedback and Neurofeedback in her own office, “Train Your Brain”, since 1991 and a member of a Comprehensive Pain Management Program, with Dr Joshua Prager, since 2000. She works with adults suffering from chronic pain, stress and anxiety disorders, attention deficits, hypertension, cancer and incontinence.
Caroline recently published a study on the effects of Neurofeedback on RSD (CRPS) and has just released a teaching CD-Rom for Neurofeedback Practitioners called “Neurofeedback for Intractable Pain”
Licensed Registered Nurse - California Board of Registered Nursing
Senior Fellow, Biofeedback – BCIA Certified (Biofeedback Certification Institute of America)
Fellow, EEG Biofeedback – BCIA Certified
Stress Management – BCIA Certified
Clinical Associate - American Association of Pain Management
Certified Practitioner in Interactive Guided Imagerysm - Academy for Guided Imagery
Member - Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB)
Member - Biofeedback Society of California (BSC)
Member - International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR)
Private Practice in Biofeedback, EEG Biofeedback and Guided Imagery, TRAIN YOUR BRAIN April 1991 to present (also, includes work at Los Angeles Healing Arts Center and EEG Spectrum)
Team member for Comprehensive Pain Management Program affiliated with UCLA. March 2000 to the present.
Teaching Associate, Academy for Guided Imagery, April 1989 to1997.
Staff member, then, Health Care Coordinator, The Bresler Center for Pain Management-1986 to April 1991.
Part-time lecturer, University of Southern California, Post Graduate Division and Institute of Continuing Education for Nurses, 1972-1978 - nurses, pharmacists, dentists.
Consultant Instructor for new CCU staff, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, 1972.
Assistant Clinical Coordinator and Instructor for CCU nurse training program at Good Samaritan Hospital, 1969-1971.
CCU Nurse and Head Nurse - CCU, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1967-1969.
Medical Surgical Nurse, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1966-67.
1996 - Biofeedback Certification Institute of America - Certification in Neurofeedback.
1994 - EEG Spectrum - Advance Neurofeedback Training.
1993 - EEG Spectrum - Trained and mentored in Neurofeedback.
1993 - Menninger Institute - Clinical Alpha-Theta Brainwave Training for Alcohol & Drug Addiction.
1992 - American Academy of Pain Management - Clinical Associate.
1990 - Biofeedback Certification Institute of America - Professional Certification of Stress Management.
1990 - Academy for Guided Imagery - Professional Certification in Guided Imagery.
1988 - Biofeedback Institute of Los Angeles - Biofeedback Certification with BCIA.
1984-1986 - Bresler Center Training Institute - Internship and Certification in Pain and Stress Management. Simultaneous Internship and Certification in Clinical Guided Imagery.
1967 - Good Samaritan Hospital - CCU Nurses Training Program.
1964-1966 - University of Western Ontario - Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Diploma, Nursing Administration. ( Administrative Internship Neurosurgical Ward, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada, 1965.)
1961-1964 - Vancouver General Hospital, Registered Nurse and Gold Medalist, 1964. (3 months Psychiatric Nursing Internship, Essondale Hospital, Vancouver B.C., 1963.)