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Chronic Pain Management/Coping Treatment Group

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Focus

In a safe and supportive environment, group members can learn to develop strategies and skills that are beneficial for coping with the challenges of chronic pain. A variety of topics will be addressed including:

-Relaxation skills
-Theories of pain
-Stress management
-Dealing with difficult emotions
-Making healthy adjustments to health changes
-Developing adaptive thinking patterns
-Addressing relationship changes
-Improving quality of life

WHEN: 8 weekly sessions, call for details

WHERE: Research Park Clinic & East Clinic

The cost of these sessions is covered by many health insurance programs. A prescreening interview is required.

The group leaders will be Janice Singles, Psy.D., and Shilagh Mirgain, Ph.D., of UW Hospitals and Clinics.

For more information, please call Dr. Mirgain at (608) 890-9476.

Verified 12/2006