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Strategies and Techniques for Chronic Pain Management
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Susan Sacks RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC
In this workshop, Ms. Sacks will address a variety of factors maintaining pain symptoms, hopelessness, and
social isolation. The role of irrational health beliefs, pain avoidance behaviors, stress, psychological
trauma, and the distrust of and communication from providers will be discussed. In addition, she will
describe her seven session approach which includes direct and indirect techniques, including symptomatic
modification, use of metaphor and hypnoprojection.