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Alan Gordon, LCSW Expert in pain psychology and pain treatment

Alan Gordon is the director of the Pain Psychology Center in Los Angeles, California. He has extensive experience working with patients suffering from back and neck pain, RSI, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel sydrome, tendonitis, pelvic pain, chronic headaches, and other pain disorders.

An adjunct assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Social Work, where he founded the Mind-Body Caucus, Alan has written widely on the topic of chronic pain, including an article, Miracles of Mind-Body Medicine, that outlines the history, theory, evidence, and treatment protocol for psychogenic pain. Coauthor of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association Treatment Outline, in 2015 he patented a device that utilizes systematic desensitization for pain-related anxiety.

Alan has presented on the topic of pain treatment at hospitals, mental health facilities, and pain centers nationwide and is a founding member of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association. In 2013, with Dr. Howard Schubiner, he organized the Los Angeles clinical training for the treatment of mind-body disorders.

Current Program

 

Upcoming Program

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Personal Growth
Beyond Pain Management
January 24 - 26, 2020
Unlearn Your Pain is an emerging model of care for healthcare professionals interested in helping patients eliminate chronic pain. Join Professor Howard Schubiner, director of the Mind-Body Medicine Program at Providence Hospital, and empower your practice. Incorporate concrete knowledge and a new understanding of “medically unexplained” disorders like TMJ, fibromyalgia, and more. Take away effective clinical practices based on cutting-edge research and advanced clinical interventions you can use to help your patients right away.
1
Personal Growth
Beyond Pain Management
January 24 - 26, 2020
Unlearn Your Pain is an emerging model of care for healthcare professionals interested in helping patients eliminate chronic pain. Join Professor Howard Schubiner, director of the Mind-Body Medicine Program at Providence Hospital, and empower your practice. Incorporate concrete knowledge and a new understanding of “medically unexplained” disorders like TMJ, fibromyalgia, and more. Take away effective clinical practices based on cutting-edge research and advanced clinical interventions you can use to help your patients right away.
 

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