Is Self Compassion the Antidote for Healing Deep Pain? (Jessica Dixon)
by Laura interviews Jessica Dixon on June 10, 2020 at 2:05 pm
After recovering from 20 years of chronic migraine, mindful meditation and self compassion expert Jessica Dixon simply couldn’t go back to “life as she knew it.” Her healing journey had changed the way she experienced life physically, mentally, and emotionally. Deep down, she knew it was time for her talents to be redirected towards helping others find their own way down the healing path. Join us as Jessica shares her journey from chronic migraine sufferer to mindful self compassion coach, meditation expert, defender of healthy boundaries, and Curable Groups facilitator.
5 Things All Chronic Pain Sufferers Learn the Hard Way (Christie Uipi, LCSW)
by Laura interviews Christie Uipi, LCSW on April 21, 2020 at 9:45 pm
The road to recovery from chronic pain is unique for everyone. But according to Christie Uipi, the journey almost always holds a few predictable twists. As the former Associate Director of the Pain Psychology Center, Christie helped hundreds transform their relationship to pain.
Can Journaling Help to Release Physical Pain? (Nicole Sachs, LCSW)
by Laura interviews Nicole Sachs, LCSW on March 31, 2020 at 5:10 pm
Nicoles Sachs is no stranger to chronic pain. After overcoming her own physical pain and transforming her life, she knew that her calling would be to help others do the same. Her unique approach to doing that doesn’t involve pills or years of therapy; it simply requires an open mind, a pen, and a piece of paper. Join us as Nicole explains her philosophy and guides you how to use her “Journal Speak” techniques at home.
How Do I Manage Chronic Pain In the Wake of Coronavirus? (Episode 1 of Tell Me About Your Pain)
by Laura introduces a new podcast on March 24, 2020 at 9:30 pm
INTRODUCING: Tell Me About Your Pain, a new Curable podcast. In this episode: Chronic pain sufferers share their struggles with navigating Coronavirus anxiety. Kristin grapples with feelings of uncertainty, while Bethany has a difficult time cultivating a sense of safety during the global pandemic of Covid-19. Co-hosts Alan Gordon, LCSW (Founder of the Pain Psychology Center) and Alon Ziv help Kristin and Bethany calm their fears, and discuss how these anxieties connect back to the latest research on pain. Powered by Curable, an online program that uses mindbody techniques to relieve chronic pain, more at CurableHealth.com
'Pain is an Emotion' with Dr. Bethany Ranes of UnitedHealth Group
by Laura interviews Dr. Bethany Ranes on March 2, 2020 at 4:24 pm
Dr. Bethany Ranes is a research scientist with a background in cognitive neuroscience. She’s currently working on a project that could dramatically change the future of healthcare for chronic pain patients. Her team at UnitedHealth Group Research and Development is tasked with significantly improving chronic pain patient outcomes over the next 10 years. And to do that, they’re building a new system: one that’s more reflective of modern pain science and one that treats patients from a biological, psychological, and social perspective.