The circular relationship between chronic pain and mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression is now well established. Increasingly, the management of chronic pain has moved towards an integration of physical and emotional health, with psychological strategies playing a key role in restoring function and well-being.
In May 2018 our panel of clinicians and researchers explored current perspectives and practical ways in which clinicians can better assist people living with chronic pain in their practices.
A/Professor Toby Newton-John - Clinical Psychologist, Director of Research and Innovation
Dr Milana Votrubec - GP/ Pain Management Consultant
Skye Sadokierski, BPhyt, MSc Med (Pain Mgmt)Physiotherapist | Co-ordinator PRISM Pain Management Program Prince of Wales Hospital
Vicki – Lived Experience Representative
Facilitated by: Dr Vered Gordon, Black Dog Institute GP Consultant
Recording: James Stewart, audioPost
Sound production: Nathan Bell
Voiceover: Cameron Banks, Black Dog Institute