About

John Putman

Los Angeles, CA

JPutman905@aol.com - 213-422-8060

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

 

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Program Manager

San Fernando East Valley MHC - North Hollywood, CA - 2007 to Present

Supervision of clinical staff.

Conduct team meetings.

LPS designate (for 5150 hospitalizations) and crisis intervention.

Supervise the daily operations of outpatient psychiatric facility.

Neurofeedback and QEEG technician

The EEG Institute - Woodland Hills, CA - 2000 to Present

Treatment of Sleep disturbances, Attention Deficit Disorders & affective disorders in addition to peak

performance training using Neurofeedback.

Conduct original research involving applied psycho-physiological techniques and biofeedback.

Technical consultation to professionals on computerized biofeedback systems.

Quantitative EEG technician.

Biofeedback Coordinator

Reiss Davis Child Study Center - Los Angeles, CA - 2012 to 2017

Assessment and treatment of children with attention deficit disorders using neurofeedback.

Coordinator of Biofeedback services. Supervise interns.

Supervisor

D.D. Hirsch Mental Health Center - Los Angeles, CA -  1997 to 2000

Supervisor of weekend treatment program.

Treatment and assessment of severely mentally ill.

Biofeedback Clinician

Bellwood Health Center - Los Angeles, CA - 1991 to 1995

Provide psycho-physiological evaluation and multiple modality biofeedback to children and adults

for treatment of depression and anxiety related disorders.

Conduct lectures on substance abuse and stress management for adult patients.

Psychology Intern /MFCC Intern

Center for Human Problems - Tarzana, CA - 1982 to 1993

Conduct psychological testing, case assessment and treatment planning.

Counseled individuals, couples and families on a variety of issues ranging from family conflicts to

affective disorders.

Conduct workshops on stress and wellness.

 

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EDUCATION

M.S. in Electromedical Science, (electrical engineering and physiology)

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) -Nova College EU (NL) - Los Angeles, CA

1998

M.A. in Clinical Psychology

Antioch University - Los Angeles, CA

1982

B.A. in Mathematics

California State University Northridge - Los Angeles, CA

1980

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

MFT license

May 2019

BCIA -Biofeedback Certification

December 2020

ABRET -Registered E.P. tech

December 2019

 

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Othmer, S., Othmer, S.F., Kaiser, D.A., Putman, J., (2013). Endogenous neuromodulationat Infra-low frequencies. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, Vol. 20, No. 4, 246-257.

Putman, J. A., Othmer, S. (2006). Phase sensitivity in bipolar EEG training protocols,

Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol. 10, No.1., 73-79


Putman, J. A., Othmer, S. F., Othmer, S., Pollock, V.E. (2005). TOVA results following

interhemispheric bipolar EEG training, Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol. 9, No.1., 27-36


Putman, J. (2002). Technical issues involving bipolar (sequential) EEG training
protocols, Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol.5, No. 3, 51-58


Putman, J. (2002). EEG training for female stroke patient with depression, Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol.5, No. 3, 27-38.


Putman, J. (2000). The effects of brief eyes-open alpha brainwave training on the EEG

of 77 army reservists, Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol.4, No.1, 17-28.


Putman, J. Sunde M. (1999). Reflexology and its effect on the EEG at C3 and C4, Journal
of Neurotherapy, Vol. 3, No 2, 36-43

 

Othmer, S., Othmer S.F., Putman, J.A. (2005) TOVA results following interhemispheric EEG

Training: historical comparison and model implications. Journal of Neurotherapy, Vol. .9, No.4.


Putman, J., Othmer, S. (2014). CPT Data for Infra Low Training with Cygnet. website: www.eeginfo.com


Putman, J., S.F. Othmer, S.F., Othmer, S., Sasu, R., Dizon, G. (2016) . Continuous Performance Test

Results following Neurofeedback and the Efficacy of Frequency Optimization using Bipolar Montages. website: www.eeginfo.com

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

-Biofeedback, EEG and mental health -consultant to professionals in education, mental health, the military and aerospace

-Multimodality biofeedback and neurofeedback practitioner

-EEG technician, certified in evoked potentials: visual (VEP), somatosensory (SSEP) and auditory (BAEP)

-Experienced mental health clinician and supervisor

-Published researcher in neurofeedback and the EEG

-Licensed private pilot with FAA endorsements in 4 different aircraft types

-Quarter finalist for selection as a NASA astronaut

-Former aerospace technician

-Musician and composer

-Collegiate gymnastics: 3 varsity letters (LA Pierce & CSUN)