Sometimes when a person is referred to a clinical psychologist for help with a pain problem, the person’s initial reaction is: “Psychologists deal with mental problems. My pain is a real physical problem. How can a psychologist help me? Does this mean the doctor thinks...
Living with chronic pain often means that it becomes very difficult to participate in the activities you enjoy, not to mention hardships of daily living. Chronic pain may result in the deterioration of physical function, that often leads to lack of energy and motivation needed...
As part of our comprehensive pain management service, the Northern Pain Centre team offers access to psychiatric consultation. For many people, the experience of chronic pain is complicated by the development of depression and anxiety or other conditions. Sometimes pain problems can also stir up...