What We Do

The Brain Integration Institute, LLC (“BII”) is an organization that operates to establish standards of practice for Brain Integration Practitioners, disseminate information to the public, and create a reliable system for clients.

To accomplish these purposes, BII:


Issues Certificates

BII certifies Brain Integration Practitioners who can demonstrate sufficient competency and skill with Brain Integration. Practitioners are generally expected to be trained and have experience in a variety of important areas and skills.


Establishes Standards

BII establishes standards, best practices, and ethics for Practitioners to follow.


Interacts With the Public

BII disseminates information and educates the public, takes complaints, and investigates complaints from the public about certified Practitioners.


Coordinates Ongoing Training

BII coordinates and maintains a system of ongoing training for Brain Integration Practitioners.


Coordinates Ongoing Training

BII coordinates and maintains a system of ongoing training for Brain Integration Practitioners.


Maintains Certifications

BII requires that Practitioners maintain their certifications issued by BII. BII oversees the process of renewals and revocations of these certifications.


Models Best Practices

BII provides Practitioners with best practices to follow, including legally, ethically, and in their business practices.


Consists of a Strong Board

BII operates under the direction of a Board that consists of one or more individuals with significant experience in Brain Integration (from a variety of training backgrounds), other health backgrounds (helping to set appropriate boundaries for Brain Integration), education (helping to inform and teach), authorship (already recognized in the profession), law (an attorney assists in drawing up best practices and templates for Practitioners to follow), and other backgrounds as necessary to fulfill its purposes.


Works Nationally

BII is connected to Brain Integration groups and practitioners across the nation and will continue its work in helping each state formally recognize Brain Integration as well as modeling best practices to follow.

Brain Integration Practitioner Scope of Practice

A Certification from the Brain Integration Institute certifies that a Brain Integration Practitioner may practice within the following scope of practice:


A Practitioner may perform touch and light manipulation or movement of acupuncture point areas, that are not within sexually sensitive areas, for the following purposes:

  • To help reduce stress in the brain or systems connected to the brain;
  • To increase energy flow, open pathways, or remove blocks in or through the brain or in or through systems connected to the brain;
  • To alleviate symptoms or effects of neurological or mental disorders, without attempting to cure the disorder;
  • To integrate body systems and energy pathways with the brain and each other; and
  • To support techniques that will enhance positive behavior, executive functioning, learning, comprehension, memory, educational excellence, occupational excellence, communication, self-control, reading, and other functions controlled by the brain;

A Practitioner may use kinesiology and muscle response testing for the purpose of understanding what issues to address in a Brain Integration session;


A Practitioner may discuss issues with clients, ask a client questions, answer questions from a client, and discuss observations and supporting practices with a client;


A Practitioner may only practice within the bounds established by applicable laws, the scope of their education and certification, and the applicable code of ethics;


A Practitioner may not, without additional licensure or certifications, perform massages, practice mental health therapy, make medical diagnosis, provide treatments, or prescribe any medication. If allowed by applicable law and a Practitioner has relevant training, a Practitioner may discuss herbs or other natural items that may supplement the Brain Integration services.


A Practitioner may not provide Brain Integration services unless, with the exception of shoes and socks, clients remain fully clothed. When working with minors, Practitioners will always have a parent or guardian in the room as well.


BI Institute Certifications

Basic Training

Basic Training

Anatomy & Physiology

The understanding and knowledge of anatomy & physiology of the brain, organs, glands and metabolic functions. To include muscle and meridian maps.

Brain Integration & Awareness

To understand a base knowledge of symptoms and situations that would require Brain Integration assistance:

ADHD symptoms
ADD / SCT / ODD symptoms
Learning and Brain Integration
Behaviors and Emotional States
Executive Functions
Fight/Flight/Freeze and other Primal states
Pathways of Learning
Emotion and Motivation
Cortex and Limbic Areas and Functions
Brain Stem Areas and Functions
Injuries and Pathologies

Executive Functions

An understanding of neurologically-based skills that manage and regulate attention, behavior and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.

Functions based on the prefrontal cortex of the brain, and how they are influenced by the brainstem, limbic areas, and organ functions.

Senses & Reflexes

Competency in understanding the application of senses & reflexes involving the following systems:

Neurovasculars and Neuro-lymphatics
Primal Reflexes, Metabolic Reflexes, Acupressure Touch
Muscle Spindle cells and Muscle Response Testing

Techniques & Applications

A Practitioner will demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of applications and techniques associated with Brain Integration:

• Application of Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian Theory
• Application of Touch
• Neurovasculars and Neuro-lymphatics
• Primal Reflexes, Metabolic Reflexes, Acupressure touch
• Muscle Spindle cells and Muscle Response Testing
• Techniques & Applications based on physiology of brain integration
• Techniques & Application based on function of brain integration

Professional Training

Professional Training

Objectives & Assessments

The Practitioner will have a system to report and record client progress and procedures.

• Learn and use a Practitioner SOAP notes tracking system
Practitioner must identity and use a system to track clients progress, soap notes, including: client files, symptoms, objectives, assessments, techniques, results.
• Knowledge of practical use of Professional clinical skills
• Objective awareness of the Brain Integration symptoms and situation
• Assessing Brain Integration conditions
• Planning a session
• Completing a session
• Offering of goals and homework tools
• Working with different types of populations
• Completing with quality SOAP notes or similar record keeping

Professional Conduct

A candidate for Brain Integration Certification will maintain professional behavior. This involves ethical conduct including morals, and standards in conjunction with best business practices.

Once a certificate is obtained, ongoing ethical compliance is required for maintaining the certificate.


• Understanding of Ethics
• Awareness of Justifications
• Personal Code of Conduct
• Knowledge and Application of the Ethical Standards

• Including Transference, Countertransference, Setting Boundaries with client upfront, etc.
• Laws
• Regulations
• Recognizing ethical issues
• Scope of Practice
• Confidentiality

Good Business Practices

Good Business Practices will contain:
• Personal and Business Boundaries

• Insurance
-Practice Liability
-Property Liability

• Scope of practice

• Respecting the client
-Their income level, their level of understanding, their agreement
for the service.
-Getting parent approval on every technique and procedure.
-Not being alone with a minor
-Confidentiality maintained at all times
-Encouraging clients to voice concerns, questions and/or fears and addressing them appropriately

• Signed agreement of the nature of the service and any professional disclaimers.

Competency Base

Competency Base

Effective Communication

Effective Communication will Include:
• Understanding the types of personalities

• Understanding the Drama Triangle

• Understanding how to communicate with children, teenagers, adults.
 -Respond effectively to difficult behavior

• Recognizing the drama, the emotions, the beliefs that might block progress

• Demonstrating effective interpersonal communication
 -Showing respect, asking permission to offer.
 -Listening first, second, and last
 -Not preaching, nor diagnosing
 -Reflecting back

Client Clinic Services

Client Clinic Services will Include:
• Practicum with the public
 -Practicum in a lab setting with oversight
 -Private hours with family and friends

• Logging hours

• SOAP notes

• Experience Brain Integration with
 -Special needs

Competency-Based Testing

Competency Based Testing will require:

• Multiple choice based test to demonstrate knowledge in Brain Integration
 -Pass grade of 80% correct
 -Test is based on expected knowledge for this profession

• Experience working with diverse groups such as:
 -Special needs


The Practitioner will successfully complete their certification requirements to become a Brain Integration Practitioner. This includes Ethics Training, First Aid Certification, and the 500 hours of clinical practice.

Community Liaison

Community Liaison

Post Certification

The Practitioner will maintain their Brain Integration Certification and Participate in Continuing Education.

This could include:

  • Clinical Hours
  • Ethics Training
  • Course Training
Public Education & Professional Support & Community Outreach

Public Education & Professional Support & Community Outreach:

  • Hands on Training
    • Schools
    • Mental Health
    • Nursing Home
    • Public service facilities
  • Website to register practitioners and provide education to the public.
  • Library
  • Collaboration with other professionals
Continuing Education & Professional Skills Development

Continuing Education & Professional Development Requirements:

  • Professional Skills Development
  • Update on Ethics
  • Additional courses on
    • Brain Integration
    • Meridian Theory
    • Brain and Behavior
    • Adults and ADHD
Practitioners Referral System

Practitioners must be aware of limitations and the Scope of Practice. When faced with a situation beyond a
Practitioner’s abilities and talents, a Practitioner should refer the client to a Practitioner with appropriate experience.