John K. Nash, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, State of Minnesota, U.S.A.

Curriculum Vitae

Behavioral Medicine Associates, Inc.

4820 West 77th St., Suite 135
Edina, MN 55435
Telephone: (952) 844-0619
General E-Mail: bmainc at
E-Mail for billing & business questions: liz at
E-mail for professional questions: johnnash at


Licenses and Certifications

Professional Organizations

Areas of Expertise and Competence, registered with the Board of Psychology, Minnesota, USA

Methods of Therapy

Professional Employment Experience

Behavioral Medicine Associates, Inc., Edina, MN, 1994 to present. Founder and President. Providing service to the public and to major managed care systems in the treatment of depression, anxiety, attentional deficits, head injuries, chronic pain and addictions. Utilizing state-of-the-art cognitive behavior therapy coupled with multimodal peripheral biofeedback, QEEG evaluation, psychodiagnostics and neurotherapy.

Consulting Editor, Journal of Neurotherapy, 1998 - present.

Consultant, helped develop the flight phobia treatment for anxious passengers for Wings Program, Northwest Aerospace Training Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, 1995.

Consultant to NASA, evaluation of research proposals in human psychophysiology and EEG through the American Institute of Biological Sciences, 1994 & 1995.

Northland Counseling Center, Grand Rapids, MN, 1991 to 1994. Clinical Director of 80 employee Rule 29 and Blue Select Clinic network, supervising fourteen outpatient therapists in three counties and consulting with the inpatient Chemical Dependency Program and the Community Support Program for serious & persistent mental illness. Also treated patients outpatient half-time and inpatient chemical dependency patients utilizing neurotherapy.

Consultant to Medical Assistance Program, Department of Human Services, State of Minnesota, 1993 - 1994. Consulting on policy development for treatments of difficult-to-treat disorders. Consulting on certification and prior authorization standards.

Aspen Medical Group, Bloomington, MN, 1986 to 1991. Outpatient mental health, specializing in cognitive behavior modification, family therapy and behavioral medicine. Half salary from the Counseling Department, half salary from the Internal Medicine Department. Coordinator, Psychological Testing. Member: Aspen Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Committee, Share HMO Quality Assurance for MI/CD.

Private practice, Edina, MN, 1986 to 1991. Fee-for-service office, family therapy and behavioral medicine.

Human Systems Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, 1979-1982. Organizational development. Manager and Supervisor training. Developed and implemented behavioral programs and interventions to improve teamwork and communication. Successful troubleshooting of problems in management structure and communication. Continuous Quality Improvement (then known as Quality Circles Programs). Led mixed management, supervisor and employee groups in developing and implementing Performance Assessment Systems. Developed Mission Statements and Management By Objectives systems with managers and supervisors.

Hathaway Home for Children, Los Angeles, CA, 1972-74.Social, educational and behavioral management. Residential treatment setting for severely emotionally disturbed adolescents.


Blum, GS, Nash, JK, Jensen, RD, & Barbour, JS. Posthypnotic attenuation of a visual illusion as reflected in perceptual reports and cortical event-related potentials. Academic Psychology Bulletin, 3, 1981, 251-271.

Blum, GS & Nash, JK. EEG correlates of posthypnotically controlled degrees of cognitive arousal. Memory & Cognition, 10(5), 1982, 475-478.

Nash, JK. Negative Visual Hallucination and Concomitant Changes in Cortical Event-related potentials. Doctoral dissertation, University of California Santa Barbara, 1982.

Nash, JK, Jorgensen, RS, Lasser, NL, and Hymowitz, N. Self-efficacy, performance challenge, and diastolic blood pressure in unmedicated, mild hypertensives. Paper presented at the 24th American Heart Association Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, 1984.

Jorgensen, RS, Nash, JK, Lasser, NL, & Hymowitz, N. Effects of age and heart rate reactivity on the blood pressure reactivity of men with unmedicated mild essential hypertension. Paper presented at the 24th American Heart Association Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, 1984.

Nash, JK, Jorgensen, RS, Lasser, NL, and Hymowitz, N. The effects of race, gender and task on cardiovascular reactivity in unmedicated, mild hypertensives. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, 1985.

Jorgensen RS, Nash JK, Lasser NL, Hymowitz N, Langer AW. Heart rate acceleration and its relationship to total serum cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure reactivity in men with mild hypertension. Psychophysiology. 1988 Jan;25(1):39-44.

Nash, JK. Neurotherapy for Chemical Dependency and Attention Deficit Disorder. Presentation for Hon. James Oberstar, Grand Rapids, MN, September, 1993.

Nash, JK. Neurotherapy: A new psychological technology for difficult-to-treat disorders. Presentation for Sen. David Durenberger, Zimmerman-Reed Noon Forum, October, 1993.

Nash, J. K. (2000). Treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder with neurotherapy. Clinical Electroencephalography, 31(1), 30-37.

Nash, J.K. (2005). Neurotherapy with adults. Journal of Adult Development, Vol 12, No. 2/3, 105-112.

Nash, E. M., Nash J.K. (2010). Individual Psychology and Individual Differences in Psychophysiology. Individual Psychology, Vol 66, No. 3