A pioneer in the field of neurofeedback, Dr. Richard Soutar has published three books on the topic of neurofeedback and conducted workshops on the various aspects of neurofeedback at conferences and clinics in the U.S and Europe. As a former professor of psychology and sociology, he has had extensive experience in teaching and training at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. He has also been working continuously over the years as a clinician, director and business administrator of various clinics around the country. He developed the first internet training course for neurofeedback certified by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). He has served for many years as Secretary of the Neurofeedback Division of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) and is presently serving as President.
He is Director of Research and Development for New Mind Technologies where he is developing equipment, brain mapping databases and assessment instruments and software programs for neurofeedback clinicians. He has worked successfully with professional atheletes and businessmen on peak performance as well as a wide spectrum of individuals with the traditionally labeled psychological and medical disorders. He has pioneered a wide range of clinical screening and assessment tools for neurofeedback including, the MiniQ, the internet based New Mind Maps qEEG Analysis System, the Interactive Self Inventory, and the CEC Symptoms Checklist. He has also consulted with a variety of equipment manufacturers on the development of the MiniQ, Distance Training and Training Screen Formats as well as the portable Bioscan ABT pocket neurofeedback trainer. Presently he is consulting on a variety of grants and research projects for the development of cybernetic interface for ALS patients, Spinal Chord Injury, and PTSD programs for the U.S Military.