Dr. Miguel Garcia Pimenta
Miguel Garcia Pimenta graduated in Psychology at the University of Lisbon, Portugal in 1996. He then worked as a clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist and psychotherapist in Lisbon using biofeedback and neurofeedback techniques in neurodevelopmental disorders.
He moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his interest in neurofeedback at the University of London where in 2016, under the supervision of Prof. John Gruzelier, he earned his Ph.D in Psychology on the topic “Neurofeedback of theta and beta frequencies: effects on selective attention and response inhibition”.
He has published scientific work in electroencephalography and particularly on neurofeedback as a first author.
He is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology of the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) where he teaches and researches on the effects of neurofeedback on attention and cognitive control with a focus on developmental and neuropsychological disorders.
Since 2017, Miguel brought his research expertise and clinical insights to the neuroCare group by joining the neuroCademy Training and Science division in Europe as a lecturer in the course “Neurofeedback in ADHD and insomnia”.