Director of Biofeedback and Stress Recovery
Ellie Wolf, MS, BCB, Fellow BCIA, is a BCIA National Board certified Biofeedback practitioner, internship supervisor, and certification course instructor. She was recently elected as a Fellow by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. Specializing in pain care and management, stress resilience, and stress recovery medicine; Ellie has over 30 years’ experience in allied health care- including 20 years as board-certified in sports medicine/athletic training, and as an NATA National Certification Board Examiner. She focused for many years in orthopedic and sports physical therapy clinical treatment and management, incorporating biofeedback into the treatment protocol. Ellie has also worked with numerous Olympic athletes, including the first US Olympic Women’s Volleyball Team to win a Silver Medal, as well as numerous professional athletes from all over the country, and all of the Chicago professional sports franchises, including the Chicago Bears Super Bowl team.
Ellie now serves as an instructor for the STENS BCIA national certification course. She practiced as the Senior Biofeedback Therapist at the RIC Center for Pain Management, several integrative medical practices in Chicago, and a medical oncology treatment center. Her private practice specializes in anxiety/panic/PTSD disorders, ADHD/ADD, pain and headaches, stress-driven medical conditions, and performance and test-taking anxiety. Pioneering practices include EMG training with professional athletes; Biofeedback and/or Neurofeedback for: non-surgical bariatric patients [weight loss], a spectrum of addictive behavior disorders, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and fibromyalgia.
Ellie’s recent and exciting national landmark program was in providing Biofeedback for patients during their bone marrow biopsy procedure in a medical oncology treatment center, in the absence of general anesthesia. Both the patient and physician response has been extremely positive.