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Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster of Chronic Pain

April 22, 2015 - 12:00pm PDT, 3:00pm EDT
Recorded in April, 2015

Watch the recorded version on demand​ for a certificate of attendance​

Anyone with chronic pain knows about emotions that show up with pain, like sadness, fear and irritability.

Constant pain & pain flare-ups bring emotional instability – like a roller coaster: sadness plunges into despair; fear escalates into panic; irritability goes ballistic into rage.

These powerful emotions can rip through typical coping strategies so that people with chronic pain become afraid of their emotions and their ability to control them around others. What to do?

This webinar will teach you some helpful & practical ways of riding the emotional roller-coaster of chronic pain.

Dr. Wesley Buch Ph.D., R. Psych.

Clinical & Rehabilitation Psychology
Behavioural Health Care

Dr. Wesley Buch is a registered psychologist who practices in the area of clinical and rehabilitation psychology. In 1997 he co-founded Behavioural Health Care with an interest in individually-tailored, cognitive-behavioural approaches to chronic conditions that emphasize the home, community facilities and workplace as rehabilitation clinic.

Currently, Dr. Buch’s focus is on psycholegal assessment and the treatment of complex forms of human suffering, such as chronic pain. He has research interests in pain-related fear and risk factors for clinical distress in caregivers and clergy. He has teaching interests in chronic pain, collaboration between psychologists and clergy, and the similarities and differences between clinical psychology and the ancient care of souls’ traditions of many spiritualities and religious groups. 

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