‘Why are we fixated with pain? Lets start talking about the elephant in the room – how to deal with pain well.’
About this event
Why are we fixated with pain?
Is pain reduction the only end goal?
How come some people can live really well with pain?
Dr. Bronnie Thompson
Bronnie is an occupational therapist who holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology as well as a PhD in rehabilitation medicine. Bronnie’s passion is to help people experiencing chronic health problems achieve their highest potential in life. She has worked in the fields of chronic pain management for twenty years helping people develop self-management skills using a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy as well as physical therapies. Bronnie is also a professor at the University of Otago in Christchurch, New Zealand.