- Digital Seminar
- Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
- DAN KIRSCHENBAUM, PH.D., ABPP
- PESI Inc.
- CE Available:
- No, CE credit is not available
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- Integrate the three core competencies of pain psychology into practice with clients with chronic pain.
- Appraise the recent literature related to the efficacy of behavioral and medical interventions for pain management.
- Conduct a comprehensive assessment of pain clients, including psychological factors, degree of distress, quality of life, activities/missions, history, and type/degree of pain/pain interference with quality of life.
- Assess for suicide risk factors common in pain clients.
- Utilize CBT, including RET, to help clients overcome cognitive biases that interfere with their ability to make scientifically-based decisions related to their pain care.
- Employ CBT strategies to address sleep problems in clients with chronic pain.
Understanding Pain, the Pain Client, and Pain Psychology
Assessment & Case Conceptualization
- Nature and nurture of pain
- Why medical interventions aren’t enough
- Barriers to effective pain management, both global and individual
- Why integrative healthcare is the future of pain management
- Diversity and multicultural considerations to improve the therapeutic relationship
- Limitations of the research and potential risks
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Break Through Cognitive Barriers to Elicit Behavior Change
- 7 components of a comprehensive assessment
- Common mental health co-morbidities
- Model including factors of pain, medications, obesity, distress, evaluations and sleep
- 3 core competencies of pain psychology: medication management, mood regulation, and fitness
Rational-Emotive Therapy: Concrete Strategies to Change Thinking, Mood, and Behavior
- 10 powerful biases that sustain client resistance to change
- CBT journaling exercises relative to pain
- Self-monitoring to maximize lifestyle change efforts
- Active coping strategies
- Therapeutic Understanding of Science (TUS)
Sleep Management: 12 Steps to Improve Both Quality and Quantity of Sleep
- Ellis’ “Stinkin’ thinkin”: Problem thinking that increases pain
- How extreme/absolute words limit pain clients’ sense of control and choice
- The “SEAT” exercise (Situation, Emotions, Automatic Thoughts, Turn Around Thoughts)
- Strategies for incorporating science into decisional counseling
Suicide Risk Assessment & Intervention for a High-Risk Population
- Simplified, accessible CBT interventions for sleep
- Biological, psychological, and socialenvironmental factors
- Setting routines, increasing activity, increasing distress tolerance when not sleeping well
- Documented failure of all sleep medications reviewed
- Assessment and screening measures
- Factors that increase suicide risk in chronic pain clients
- Red flags to watch/listen for in every session
DAN KIRSCHENBAUM, PH.D., ABPP
Bio coming soon.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
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