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Pain Psychology Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of pain psychology, specifically focusing on multidisciplinary chronic pain management. He received his BA in urban studies before going on to earn his MA and PhD in counseling psychology from the University of North Texas. He is a certified pain educator and a licensed psychologist. He is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the American Pain Society, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the International Association for the Study of Pain. This expert is also highly involved in research, having authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, presented as an invited lecturer at various conferences, and as a member of multiple editorial boards for a number of pain journals. Among his former positions are director of psychology at Rehab Medicine Associates, executive director of the Foundation for Ethics in Pain Care, director of research for the Us Pain Foundation, and director of behavioral medicine at Pain Management Options. This expert also owned and operated two private practices in clinical and health psychology for over 25 years. Currently, this expert serves as the director of research and network development at a pain care center in Massachusetts, as well as an adjunct clinical assistant professor at a major medical school.

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Location: MA
BA, Urban Studies, Columbia University
MA, Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
Certified, Pain Educator, American Society of Pain Educators
Licensed, Psychologist, Massachusetts & Washington
Member, American Pain Society
Member, American Academy of Pain Medicine
Member, American Society of Pain Educators
Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
Member, Association for the Scientific Advancement of Psychological Injury and Law
Former, Staff Clinical Psychologist, Rockbridge Mental Health Clinic
Former, Behavioral Medicine Psychologist, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Former, Director, Psychology, Rehab Medicine Associates
Former, Director, Education & Training, Pinnacle Health Rehab Options
Former, Director, Psychology & Behavioral Medicine, HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Center
Former, Research Director, Pain and Addiction Study Foundation
Former, Executive Director, Foundations for Ethics in Pain Care
Former, Clinical and Health Psychologist, a private practice in WA
Former, Director, Research, US Pain Foundation
Former, Director, Behavioral Medicine, Pain Management Options
Current, Director, Research & Network Development, a pain care center in MA
Current, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, a major medical school in MA

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