Expert Qualifications

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.

Bio Snapshot

  • 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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