The Vancouver Concussion & Neurofeedback Centre is a private practice in the area of clinical neuropsychology, where the central focus is assessment and therapy for mild to moderate brain injury (traumatic and stroke), and where therapy is also offered for ADD, dyslexia, PTSD, mental decline with aging, depression, OCD, chronic pain, and other mental health challenges. Therapeutic interventions offered include several forms of EEG biofeedback (also known as “neurofeedback”), heart rate variability (HRV) coherence biofeedback, therapeutic application of yogic meditation and breath techniques, and often the integration of these techniques.
Dr. Lewkis is a psychologist licensed in the province of British Columbia (CPBC reg. 1374) and Washington state (PY 60407796). He holds Ph.D., M.A., and B.Sc., (Hons) degrees from the University of Toronto. The focus of his training and work is clinical neuropsychology. He received pre and postdoctoral supervision in neuropsychology at the Toronto Western Hospital and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship focused in the neurogenetics of fragile X disorder, also in the U. of T. teaching hospital system. Dr. Lewkis is credentialed by: the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (U.S.A.); the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (in EEG biofeedback: BCN); the HeartMath Institute (in heart rate variability biofeedback); and the Kundalini Research Institute (teacher training) He has approximately ten years of experience in the use of quantitative EEG (QEEG) and EEG guided biofeedback (neurofeedback). He is versed in the therapeutic application of yoga.
Dr. Lewkis is regularly retained by law firms throughout British Columbia for expert opinion in insurance litigation where brain injuries and PTSD may be involved.
As a psychological service, payment is not covered by MSP but may be covered by workplace and other private insurance plans.