Dr. Siegfried Othmer and Susan F. Othmer have been involved with Neurofeedback since 1985. The initial impetus was the brain-training of their son Brian for his seizure disorder. The training was life-transforming for their son, which redirected their professional lives to the further development of Neurofeedback as well as to the promotion of its public acceptance.
Dr. Othmer is currently Chief Scientist of the EEG Institute and President of the Brian Othmer Foundation. Susan Othmer is Clinical Director at the EEG Institute, which is located in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles). The Othmers have pioneered a number of novel applications of Neurofeedback over the years. The Othmers provide professional training in EEG biofeedback and sponsor a professional network of Neurofeedback therapists, the EEG Associates. The Othmers have been developing premier instrumentation for Neurofeedback continuously over the last twenty-two years, and this development is ongoing.