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Breaking the Cycle of Suffering in Chronic Pain

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Breaking the Cycle of Suffering in Chronic Pain

Breaking the Cycle of Suffering in Chronic Pain

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The instructors
This course was recorded in June 2020
In this 60 minute online course, join Joe Tatta as he discusses using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help your clients drop the struggle with pain, reduce fear and anxiety, and reclaim a full and active life

Here's What You'll Learn:

  • Why acceptance-based intervention and a biopsychosocial approach to the treatment of chronic pain are more effective than the outdated biomedical model.
  • What the science says about the effectiveness of ACT in treating a variety of chronic pain syndromes in clinical practice.
  • How practitioners of all types -including PTs, OTs, MDs, RNs, psychologists, counselors, health coaches, fitness professionals and more -are using ACT in their practice to improve patient outcomes
  • The 6 core processes of ACT that will help your patients move beyond pain even in the presence of painful thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations so they can reclaim a full and active life.
  • The power of combining physical therapy with ACT for the treatment of chronic pain: What the research shows.
  • How you can get cutting-edge clinical training to master the tools of ACT so you can help your patients break the cycle of suffering caused by chronic pain.
The instructors
Joe Tatta

Dr. Joe Tatta is one of the pioneering experts in lifestyle interventions for treating persistent pain. A unique combination of physical therapist, nutritionist, and ACT trainer, he has 25 years of experience in physical therapy, integrative models of pain care, leadership and private practice innovation. He holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist and has trained extensively in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Dr. Tatta is the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, a company dedicated to reinventing pain care through education, research and professional training.

In 2017 he was a key member of the APTA task force expanding nutrition as part of the scope of practice for physical therapists. He is chair of the Physiotherapy SIG at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the parent organization of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He also volunteers his time on the New York Physical Therapy Opioid Speakers Bureau and the New York Physical Therapy Association Opioid Alternative Task Force. Dr. Tatta is author of the bestselling book, Heal Your Pain Now and host of The Healing Pain Podcast, featuring interviews and free training from respected pain experts.

Course Material included in this course
  • Breaking the Cycle of Suffering in Chronic Pain
  • Welcome!
  • Introduction
  • Experiential Exercises
  • Psychological Flexibility
  • Symptom Reduction
  • The Research
  • Audience Questions
  • What's Next
  • Feedback
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