Martijn Arns

Director & Researcher


Martijn Arns graduated in the late 90’s as a biological psychologist at Radboud University in Nijmegen. After several projects in the field of applied neuroscience in Sydney (Westmead Hospital), Munich (Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry) and Scotland (Organon Research in Newhouse), he began in 2001 with what is now known as Research Institute Brainclinics and Psychology Practice Brainclinics (now part of the neuroCare Group). Martijn is also affiliated with Utrecht University, department of experimental psychology.


Martijn received his PhD at Utrecht University on the topic of 'EEG-based personalized medicine for ADHD and depression' and is specialized in neurobiological aspects of  ADHD and depression, with the goal to achieve more effective treatments and so-called personalised medicine (predict whom will respond best to which treatments), along the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework. He is specialised in the development and application of neuromodulation techniques such as neurofeedback in the treatment of ADHDmagnetic brain stimulation (rTMS) in the treatment of depression and OCD, sleep and chronobiological aspects of ADHD and Depression. Martijn supervises a team of researchers and PhD's at Research Institute Brainclinics and a team of psychologists and psychiatrists at the neuroCare Group, all specialised in these techniques. At Research Institute Brainclinics Martijn carries out research into personalised medicine, RDoC, neuromodulation techniques, sleep and chronobiology in collaboration with various international researchers and universities. In addition, he teaches several (internationally) accredited training courses such as an ‘rTMS in Depression’ workshop and a ‘Neurofeedback in ADHD’ training course.


Martijn is director and researcher at Research Institute Brainclinics and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at the neuroCare Group in Munich, and was founding director of Psychology Practice Brainclinics (until 2015) and Brainquiry (until July 2007). In addition, Martijn Arns is a member of several professional organizations such as the NIP (Dutch Institute of Psychologists), SOBP, ECNS, SAN, NSWO and fellow of the ISAD and ISNR. 


For his online CV also see LinkedIn or for a list of publications see Publications.



Martijn Arns, PhD, QEEG-D, BCN

Registered European Psychologist (EuroPsy) 
Neurofeedbackpsycholoog NIP & PSYCHOLOOG NIP


Director: Research Institute Brainclinics

Chief Scientific Officer: neuroCare Group

Researcher: Universiteit Utrecht, afdeling Experimentele Psychologie


Bijleveldsingel 34
6524 AD Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)24-7503505

E-mail: Martijn Arns

Twitter: @Brainclinics