Deborah R. Simkin, MD, is a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She trained at Harvard’s McLean Hospital. She is also a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, is board certified in neurofeedback, and practices integrative (functional) psychiatry medicine in private practice. She is a clinical assistant professor at Emory School of Medicine, where she teaches functional psychiatry. She has coedited several textbooks, including a two-volume text on complementary and alternative medicine in child and adolescent psychiatric disorders for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, is the coeditor for the adolescent section of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) textbook on addictions, and has written several chapters on LORETA neurofeedback, neurofeedback research, meditation, and the role of inflammation as it pertains to psychiatric illnesses. She serves as co-chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Committee on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. She has received several faculty teaching awards, and she co-presents with Joel Lubar, PhD, to educate physicians on new research and methods in LORETA neurofeedback.