Pain Management Skills Course - ONLINE October 2020
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About the presenters
Dr Sarah Overton
Sarah is a senior clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience in the area of pain management at the Pain Management & Research Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital. Her work includes running ADAPT programs as part of a multidisciplinary team and conducting comprehensive assessments of chronic pain patients within a biopsychosocial model. She is also a lecturer in the Graduate Studies in Pain Management Program with the University of Sydney.
Maria de Sousa
Maria is a senior physiotherapist with over 12 years of experience at the Pain Management & Research Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital. She has completed her Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) and contributes to the Graduate Studies in Pain Management Program with the University of Sydney. Her work includes conducting comprehensive assessments of patients with persistent pain within a biopsychosocial model and running cognitive-behavioural pain management programs as part of a multidisciplinary team.
This course so far has given me a solid framework for helping clients manage chronic pain. I am so glad that I have stuck with the course. I have done pain webinars in the past which weren’t helpful. They focussed more on the way the client might feel rather than solutions. I feel enthusiastic and I know that I now have a workable tool kit for chronic pain clients. I use much of these tools in my practice already. This gives me structure for chronic pain clients.