2019 Conference Recording – Session 10: Saul Rosenthal Ph.D. Treating Chronic Pain
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Chronic pain imposes severe limitations on millions of people’s lives. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP) is typically considered the gold standard of treatment. Unlike traditional CBT, CBT-C Pexplicitly acknowledges physiology as a treatment factor. Applied Psychophysiology, of course, has long recognized the role of learned physiologic change in improving health. When clients learn to modulate their own physiology, they regain a sense of mastery over themselves. There are associated improvements in mood, outlook, health, and functioning. This talk focuses on using bio- and neurofeedback to enhance CBT-CP treatment. With illustrative case material, we will discuss integrating biofeedback into treatment, and consider factors that may improve outcome.
Learning Objectives – Intermediate; participants will be able to;
- Summarize the role of applied psychophysiology in treating chronic pain
- Recognize the role of different bio- and neurofeedback modalities to improve chronic pain management
- Select appropriate bio- or neurofeedback interventions when working with clients experiencing chronic pain