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Positive Coping with Chronic Pain

January 23, 2012 - 2:00pm PST, 5:00pm EST
Recorded in January 2012

 

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Pain is universal to human existence. One in five Canadians experiences chronic pain. On average, they wait two to five years before seeing a pain specialist.

 

This webinar features Dr. Joti Samra, who specializes in developing coping strategies for difficult life situations, including living with chronic pain. Dr. Samra reviews the importance of a self-management approach to managing chronic pain and offers valuable insights into the cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) treatment model.

 

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand the multifactorial nature of chronic pain
  • Understand the cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) model of treatment
  • Identify key CBT interventions for chronic pain

 

Joti Samra PhD

Dr. Samra is an innovator in the area of psychological health and wellness. She develops strategies for coping with life’s most common and difficult challenges, reaching beyond the clinic and classroom to spread powerful coping tools as widely as possible. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Dr. Samra presents her work extensively at the invitation of organizations across Canada and the United States.

Dr. Samra is Past President of the British Columbia Psychological Association and Chair of the BC Psychologically Healthy Workplace Collaborative. She is a recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association’s New Researcher Award (2002) and the British Columbia Psychological Association’s Advancement of the Profession of Psychology Award (2011).  

This event is co-sponsored by CIRPD the Canadian Pain Coalition and Pain BC.

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