HRV Biofeedback Certification

Certification in HRV Biofeedback is for those with a health care degree in fields such as psychology, medicine, counseling, or nursing and in optimal performance such as sport or exercise physiology.  Degrees must be earned at a regionally accredited academic institution in accordance with BCIA's policies and procedures.  This brochure provides further information on the full list of acceptable degrees as well as international requirements.  For those without an appropriate educational background and who may not be ready for a full certification, BCIA offers an HRV Certificate of Completion.

All international certificants must carry a valid health care license or other government-issued credential.

Entry Level Certification

Entry Level Certification (ELC) is designed for the health care of optimal performance professional who has less than 5 years of experience using HRV Biofeedback with patients/clients. 

Certification by Prior Experience

Certification by Prior Experience (CPE) is designed for the licensed health care professional who can document extensive education, training, and at least 5 years of clinical experience using biofeedback with patients/clients.  More information coming shortly.....

  • Overview of Requirements - Certification at a Glance
  • Filing an Application
  • Validation Exam
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