Pain Management Center

Behavioral Medicine Services

Behavioral Medicine Services

Behavioral Medicine Services at PMC are staffed with licensed psychologists with extensive training in pain psychology. As an integral part of the clinic, we offer a variety of services including comprehensive evaluation to determine psychosocial and behavioral issues that may be important for your recovery. We also offer a range of treatment options to help you better manage your pain as well as pain-related problems such as disability, stress, and mood. There are many cognitive and behavioral techniques that are known to help people living with chronic pain. We will discuss the options with you in details to decide what may work best for you. The list of techniques includes:

  • Body awareness training
  • Relaxation training
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Cognitive mood therapy
  • Activity readiness enhancement therapy
  • Hypnosis
  • Biofeedback
  • Meditation training
  • Pain & stress education
  • Pacing training
  • Communication training