Chronic Pain Therapists in Miami, FL

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Lauren Suarez
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33146
I aim to create a space where you can feel empowered to grow through adversity. I am a licensed psychologist with a client-centered, culturally aware, and trauma-informed approach. In sessions, we will explore ways to make meaning of difficult circumstances and overcome barriers to a fulfilling life. I have worked extensively with survivors of trauma, including childhood abuse, military combat, and sex trafficking. I also work with clients who are adjusting to changes in their lifestyles due to injury or illness. My areas of specialization include trauma, chronic pain, and holistic health. I also offer immigration evaluations.
I aim to create a space where you can feel empowered to grow through adversity. I am a licensed psychologist with a client-centered, culturally aware, and trauma-informed approach. In sessions, we will explore ways to make meaning of difficult circumstances and overcome barriers to a fulfilling life. I have worked extensively with survivors of trauma, including childhood abuse, military combat, and sex trafficking. I also work with clients who are adjusting to changes in their lifestyles due to injury or illness. My areas of specialization include trauma, chronic pain, and holistic health. I also offer immigration evaluations.
(786) 481-0829 View (786) 481-0829
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Kelly Redmon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, MSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33131  (Online Only)
Additionally, my specialties are working with those who are suffering from chronic pain/illness, and Autistic women (and a few men!).
Most of my clients come to me in a state of Autistic burnout, although they may not realize what it is at the time. Treating it as depression or anxiety can be counterproductive & only increases burnout symptoms. These clients are also typically seeking a late-diagnosis (ASD) and figuring out the best way forward to meet needs that have been masked for years. As a neurodivergent affirmative therapist, I go through the diagnostic process with clients and after we formulate therapeutic goals that are individualized for each person.
Additionally, my specialties are working with those who are suffering from chronic pain/illness, and Autistic women (and a few men!).
Most of my clients come to me in a state of Autistic burnout, although they may not realize what it is at the time. Treating it as depression or anxiety can be counterproductive & only increases burnout symptoms. These clients are also typically seeking a late-diagnosis (ASD) and figuring out the best way forward to meet needs that have been masked for years. As a neurodivergent affirmative therapist, I go through the diagnostic process with clients and after we formulate therapeutic goals that are individualized for each person.
(571) 470-5374 View (571) 470-5374
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Eugene E. Muldavin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33176
The emphasis of my practice focuses on utilizing clinical hypnosis to provide brief, supportive, confidential therapy. Major treatment areas include infertility, pain management, anxiety, sleep difficulties, digestive disorders (IBS), smoking cessation, and weight control.
The emphasis of my practice focuses on utilizing clinical hypnosis to provide brief, supportive, confidential therapy. Major treatment areas include infertility, pain management, anxiety, sleep difficulties, digestive disorders (IBS), smoking cessation, and weight control.
(305) 240-6859 View (305) 240-6859
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Transformation Clinic by Danna Pycher
NLP, CHT, CPLC
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33139
Sometimes, just talking through issues won't get to the core of what is actually happening in your mind. Hypnotherapy is the most effective modality to help you get to the root of the issue so you can move forward with your life! I specialize in people with trauma and chronic illness because I can relate, as I have been there before. I am passionate about helping people get to their best life as soon as possible. I use a unique hybrid of Hypnotherapy, Neuro- Linguistic Programming, and Life Coaching to ensure the best possible care.
Sometimes, just talking through issues won't get to the core of what is actually happening in your mind. Hypnotherapy is the most effective modality to help you get to the root of the issue so you can move forward with your life! I specialize in people with trauma and chronic illness because I can relate, as I have been there before. I am passionate about helping people get to their best life as soon as possible. I use a unique hybrid of Hypnotherapy, Neuro- Linguistic Programming, and Life Coaching to ensure the best possible care.
(754) 333-6649 View (754) 333-6649
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Annette Bovee-Akyurek
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, NCC, PT
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33140
I am a psychotherapist & physical therapist specializing in therapy for the mind & body from an integrative perspective. I work with adolescents & adults (individual, couple, and/or family sessions). I assist with emotional, psychosocial issues (anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, relationship & self-esteem difficulties, aspects of addiction), & physical issues (chronic pain, headaches, stomach problems, pre/post natal). I also assist those in self exploration & wellness. I facilitate well-being, drawing from your internal resources towards change. Sessions are specific to your needs, exploring your natural self-corrected process.
I am a psychotherapist & physical therapist specializing in therapy for the mind & body from an integrative perspective. I work with adolescents & adults (individual, couple, and/or family sessions). I assist with emotional, psychosocial issues (anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, relationship & self-esteem difficulties, aspects of addiction), & physical issues (chronic pain, headaches, stomach problems, pre/post natal). I also assist those in self exploration & wellness. I facilitate well-being, drawing from your internal resources towards change. Sessions are specific to your needs, exploring your natural self-corrected process.
(954) 715-2901 View (954) 715-2901
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Sue Hecht
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33101  (Online Only)
Life can be overwhelming, and with chronic pain, it. can feel like you're barely hanging on instead of really living. As a therapist specializing in mental health, trauma, PTSD, restorative and sensory-enhanced-yoga, holistic treatment, and chronic illness/pain, I strive to help individuals manage their own unique challenges. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use, or something else, I can help navigate these issues with you to help you achieve more peace, calm, and fulfillment.
Life can be overwhelming, and with chronic pain, it. can feel like you're barely hanging on instead of really living. As a therapist specializing in mental health, trauma, PTSD, restorative and sensory-enhanced-yoga, holistic treatment, and chronic illness/pain, I strive to help individuals manage their own unique challenges. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use, or something else, I can help navigate these issues with you to help you achieve more peace, calm, and fulfillment.
(929) 543-6544 View (929) 543-6544
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Laurisa Rogers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33109  (Online Only)
I provide therapy for adolescents, individuals and families struggling with a variety of issues including; behavioral problems, ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic pain/illness and life stressors.
**** CURRENTLY ACCEPTING TELEHEALTH CLIENTS ONLY**** . My first treatment goal is to help you feel comfortable in our therapeutic relationship so that we can address the tough issues with which you are dealing. I hope to be able to help you better connect to yourself, your partner or your family as I believe strong relationships are the foundation of healing. Together, we will identify the root of the problem so you can begin healing at that point while learning healthy coping skills to maintain progress.
I provide therapy for adolescents, individuals and families struggling with a variety of issues including; behavioral problems, ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic pain/illness and life stressors.
**** CURRENTLY ACCEPTING TELEHEALTH CLIENTS ONLY**** . My first treatment goal is to help you feel comfortable in our therapeutic relationship so that we can address the tough issues with which you are dealing. I hope to be able to help you better connect to yourself, your partner or your family as I believe strong relationships are the foundation of healing. Together, we will identify the root of the problem so you can begin healing at that point while learning healthy coping skills to maintain progress.
(208) 944-6128 View (208) 944-6128
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Mary E. Walker
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33102
Waitlist for new clients
IN and FL- Have you hit a place where you aren't feeling quite yourself or struggling to get to the root of some of your problems and finding yourself feeling more lost and overwhelmed? Perhaps you are looking to improve your life realizing there is so much more you can do but you don't know where to start? I work with people along the entire spectrum of functioning related to career/life transitions, performance enhancement to tackling issues issues of anxiety, depression, alcoholism/addiction/recovery, PTSD, chronic pain/medical issues, grief, sexual assault, trauma, and even spiritual/generational healing work.
IN and FL- Have you hit a place where you aren't feeling quite yourself or struggling to get to the root of some of your problems and finding yourself feeling more lost and overwhelmed? Perhaps you are looking to improve your life realizing there is so much more you can do but you don't know where to start? I work with people along the entire spectrum of functioning related to career/life transitions, performance enhancement to tackling issues issues of anxiety, depression, alcoholism/addiction/recovery, PTSD, chronic pain/medical issues, grief, sexual assault, trauma, and even spiritual/generational healing work.
(812) 308-3402 View (812) 308-3402
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Magena Ammen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33109  (Online Only)
Relief from pain is possible.
You are so done with having to drag yourself out of bed, drinking 10 cups of coffee just to feel something, and giving self-inflicted pep talks that don't friggin' work! Maybe your friends or family don't even notice and they think you're doing GREAT! In reality it’s a struggle keeping it together. You’re white knuckling it and somehow managing to save face. If you’ve made it here, you’re ready to work through what’s bothering you so that life can feel less painful. Whether you’re going through trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, or relationship issues you’re in the right place.
Relief from pain is possible.
You are so done with having to drag yourself out of bed, drinking 10 cups of coffee just to feel something, and giving self-inflicted pep talks that don't friggin' work! Maybe your friends or family don't even notice and they think you're doing GREAT! In reality it’s a struggle keeping it together. You’re white knuckling it and somehow managing to save face. If you’ve made it here, you’re ready to work through what’s bothering you so that life can feel less painful. Whether you’re going through trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, or relationship issues you’re in the right place.
(909) 344-5292 View (909) 344-5292
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Melanie Juli
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33131  (Online Only)
marriage and relationship issues, family systems issues, co-dependency, addiction, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and chronic pain.
Melanie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She completed her BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities from Florida Atlantic University and then went on to complete her MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2012. Melanie has extensive experience treating clients with addiction disorders as well as working with their family’s and loved ones who were working on they’re own program of recovery as well. Melanie has also worked within a community health setting and focused on assisting clients with processing past trauma and mental health issues as well. Melanie’s specialties include:
marriage and relationship issues, family systems issues, co-dependency, addiction, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and chronic pain.
Melanie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She completed her BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities from Florida Atlantic University and then went on to complete her MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2012. Melanie has extensive experience treating clients with addiction disorders as well as working with their family’s and loved ones who were working on they’re own program of recovery as well. Melanie has also worked within a community health setting and focused on assisting clients with processing past trauma and mental health issues as well. Melanie’s specialties include:
(786) 933-4164 View (786) 933-4164
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Dr. Dan Sheridan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33155
Whatever symptom you have, interpersonal struggle you go through, or historical pain you carry all point the way toward a greater destiny and a deeper purpose striving to be known.
There is no greater loss than a life unlived. We have one opportunity to make use of the life we have been given–to discover, to experience, and to know what it means to be fully alive, unencumbered by doubt, fear, and shame. Time is precious, and the future is never a guarantee. Who is the person you strive to become but feel ashamed to discover? What is the life you want but feel afraid to have? What untapped potential stirs inside that is overtaken by doubt? Such questions of what it means to be fully alive are central to my thinking of human suffering and what I will help you to answer.
Whatever symptom you have, interpersonal struggle you go through, or historical pain you carry all point the way toward a greater destiny and a deeper purpose striving to be known.
There is no greater loss than a life unlived. We have one opportunity to make use of the life we have been given–to discover, to experience, and to know what it means to be fully alive, unencumbered by doubt, fear, and shame. Time is precious, and the future is never a guarantee. Who is the person you strive to become but feel ashamed to discover? What is the life you want but feel afraid to have? What untapped potential stirs inside that is overtaken by doubt? Such questions of what it means to be fully alive are central to my thinking of human suffering and what I will help you to answer.
(305) 646-9034 View (305) 646-9034
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Albert Zbik, Psy.D.
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33173
I consider myself an expert in the treatment of physical, emotional and sexual trauma. Also treat anxiety and mood related disorders, as well as relationship issues, chronic medical illness, including chronic pain. My goal is to assist people in rapidly and effectively achieving internal peace. The best way to change tomorrow is to change yesterday, which is what you and I will do.
I consider myself an expert in the treatment of physical, emotional and sexual trauma. Also treat anxiety and mood related disorders, as well as relationship issues, chronic medical illness, including chronic pain. My goal is to assist people in rapidly and effectively achieving internal peace. The best way to change tomorrow is to change yesterday, which is what you and I will do.
(305) 412-0005 View (305) 412-0005
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Griff Psychological Associates
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33180
Pain Management.
Griff Psychological Associates is a comprehensive practice that includes both male and female clinicians including bilingual clinicians. Griff Psychological Associates provides individual, group, family, and child psychotherapy. Psychological Evaluations and Sport Psychological Evaluations are additional services. Griff Psychological Associates therapists has a vast range of experiences that cater to peak performance populations to child populations to chronically physically and mentally ill populations to populations that have suffered trauma.
Pain Management.
Griff Psychological Associates is a comprehensive practice that includes both male and female clinicians including bilingual clinicians. Griff Psychological Associates provides individual, group, family, and child psychotherapy. Psychological Evaluations and Sport Psychological Evaluations are additional services. Griff Psychological Associates therapists has a vast range of experiences that cater to peak performance populations to child populations to chronically physically and mentally ill populations to populations that have suffered trauma.
(954) 278-3630 View (954) 278-3630
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Juan Lesende
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33145  (Online Only)
You need to end a life of pain and move into a life of joy.
I have facilitated the healing and growth of select people like you for 25 years. People seeking relief from depression, anxiety, and addiction. You are not average. That’s why average therapy designed for average people has not, and will not work for you. Only advanced scientific therapy, grounded in decades of soulful wisdom will. Therapy that brings you immediate relief from everyday discomfort, as it creates permanent healing.
You need to end a life of pain and move into a life of joy.
I have facilitated the healing and growth of select people like you for 25 years. People seeking relief from depression, anxiety, and addiction. You are not average. That’s why average therapy designed for average people has not, and will not work for you. Only advanced scientific therapy, grounded in decades of soulful wisdom will. Therapy that brings you immediate relief from everyday discomfort, as it creates permanent healing.
(786) 460-7121 View (786) 460-7121
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Alisha Bowker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33137  (Online Only)
You will come away from therapy with a set of skills that will allow you to navigate your pain and find new meaning and purpose in your life.
Life can throw a number of curve-balls our way. Sometimes these experiences are manageable, but often they bring up a number of feelings, thoughts, and reactions that impact our daily functioning. Perhaps you are struggling with infertility, grief/loss, the challenges of pregnancy + new parenthood, or postpartum anxiety/depression. Maybe you have experienced trauma in your lifetime and have never had the space to give it the narrative it deserves. Or are experiencing stress from a new life transition. Whatever it might be, I offer a collaborative, safe, and supportive environment to find the solutions that best meet your needs.
You will come away from therapy with a set of skills that will allow you to navigate your pain and find new meaning and purpose in your life.
Life can throw a number of curve-balls our way. Sometimes these experiences are manageable, but often they bring up a number of feelings, thoughts, and reactions that impact our daily functioning. Perhaps you are struggling with infertility, grief/loss, the challenges of pregnancy + new parenthood, or postpartum anxiety/depression. Maybe you have experienced trauma in your lifetime and have never had the space to give it the narrative it deserves. Or are experiencing stress from a new life transition. Whatever it might be, I offer a collaborative, safe, and supportive environment to find the solutions that best meet your needs.
(754) 704-6489 View (754) 704-6489
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Marisol Alcibar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33145
Accepting new clients as of 3/15/2024. I am a Bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida over twenty years of professional work experience and work with a variety of clients from teenagers to geriatric individuals. I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, pain management and medical issues as I have done extensive work in dialysis centers and hospitals as well as in private practice. I have a deep understanding of the many issues that we can face in our lifetime, creating a safe, validating environment where clients can thrive.
Accepting new clients as of 3/15/2024. I am a Bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida over twenty years of professional work experience and work with a variety of clients from teenagers to geriatric individuals. I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, pain management and medical issues as I have done extensive work in dialysis centers and hospitals as well as in private practice. I have a deep understanding of the many issues that we can face in our lifetime, creating a safe, validating environment where clients can thrive.
(305) 306-8580 View (305) 306-8580
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Jody Brown
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, M Ed , CRC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami, FL 33101  (Online Only)
Are you looking to face life with a new perspective? Life events cannot change, but you can. Jodes training in therapeutic healing centers around overall wellbeing. Her empathetic and reality therapy allows clients the opportunity to learn how to live a fulfilling life by accepting the highs and lows we all may experience. Jodes specializes in anxiety, chronic illness, addiction, life transitions, and coping with social injustice in diverse communities. For those who are eager to heal from physical and mental pain, life transitions & seeking professional guidance in coping skills, Jodes offers a space to start your healing journey.
Are you looking to face life with a new perspective? Life events cannot change, but you can. Jodes training in therapeutic healing centers around overall wellbeing. Her empathetic and reality therapy allows clients the opportunity to learn how to live a fulfilling life by accepting the highs and lows we all may experience. Jodes specializes in anxiety, chronic illness, addiction, life transitions, and coping with social injustice in diverse communities. For those who are eager to heal from physical and mental pain, life transitions & seeking professional guidance in coping skills, Jodes offers a space to start your healing journey.
(305) 414-0311 View (305) 414-0311
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Riley Strauss
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, RMHC-I
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33129
Welcome! I am so happy you are here. I hope to create a supportive and calming space for you to explore your inner world and experiences. My goal is to guide you in cultivating a more meaningful self-understanding by helping you explore the underlying causes of your pain and empowering you to embrace your authentic self.
Welcome! I am so happy you are here. I hope to create a supportive and calming space for you to explore your inner world and experiences. My goal is to guide you in cultivating a more meaningful self-understanding by helping you explore the underlying causes of your pain and empowering you to embrace your authentic self.
(786) 733-8601 View (786) 733-8601
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Dr. Maria Isabel Tapia
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33145
I am a licensed psychotherapist that practices with a sense of dignity and respect for my clients in a totally private and non-judgmental environment. Through the years I helped people struggling with relationships, stress, emotional pain and fear in their personal lives. People not only learn to solve their problems, but also learn to think more clearly and feel better emotionally.
I am a licensed psychotherapist that practices with a sense of dignity and respect for my clients in a totally private and non-judgmental environment. Through the years I helped people struggling with relationships, stress, emotional pain and fear in their personal lives. People not only learn to solve their problems, but also learn to think more clearly and feel better emotionally.
(305) 712-6179 View (305) 712-6179
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Katherine Wald
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami, FL 33137  (Online Only)
As a solution focused therapist, who trained at the University of Pennsylvania, my goal is to help empower you to find your own strengths. I approach therapy in a manner that will assist you to heal the wounds of your past, and deal with the issues of the present in a warm, nurturing, and non-judgmental manner. I'm a qualified clinical supervisor, and a certified EMDR therapist, with 20 years of experience working with many types of disorders. However, my areas of expertise are ADHD and learning differences, PTSD, dissociative disorders, chronic illness, family/relationship problems, anxiety, and depression.
As a solution focused therapist, who trained at the University of Pennsylvania, my goal is to help empower you to find your own strengths. I approach therapy in a manner that will assist you to heal the wounds of your past, and deal with the issues of the present in a warm, nurturing, and non-judgmental manner. I'm a qualified clinical supervisor, and a certified EMDR therapist, with 20 years of experience working with many types of disorders. However, my areas of expertise are ADHD and learning differences, PTSD, dissociative disorders, chronic illness, family/relationship problems, anxiety, and depression.
(305) 834-4367 View (305) 834-4367

Chronic Pain Therapists

How does chronic pain therapy work?

Engaging with a psychotherapist to help treat chronic pain does not mean that one’s pain is all in their head. Therapy for chronic-pain patients has been shown to benefit both the mind and the body, targeting physical symptoms and increasing daily functioning. In other words, for many, addressing their emotional health through therapy affects their physical health. A therapist can help a client challenge unhelpful thoughts about pain and develop new ways to respond to it, such as distraction or calming breathing techniques. Studies have found that therapy can be as effective as surgery for certain cases of chronic pain and many doctors recommend trying psychotherapy in advance of considering invasive surgery.

What are the most effective treatment options for chronic pain?

Stress, anxiety, depression, catastrophizing, ruminating, lack of activity, and social withdrawal all make chronic pain worse. Addressing these issues, research shows, can help people gain control over their pain symptoms. Therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy, biofeedback, and mindfulness-based stress reduction, along with greater pain-management education, have been found to help people reduce fear and disability.

Are there new treatments for chronic pain?

Many cases of chronic pain, particularly those involving back pain, remain medically unexplained. But there is evidence that changes in the brain or nervous system are caused by previous physical ailments such as tissue damage; in such cases, the brain may continue to send out pain signals despite the physical cause having healed. To aid patients under these circumstances, a recently developed treatment known as pain reprocessing therapy (PRT) is designed to help the brain “unlearn” this response. A PRT practitioner helps individuals to reduce the “threat value” of their ongoing pain signals until they can reappraise them as less threatening and fear-inducing. They also help an individual to develop new emotional regulation skills.

How long does therapy for chronic pain take?

There is no set timeline for recovery from chronic pain, especially as there may be a range of physical and psychological causes for any individual’s discomfort, but most patients should expect to see a therapist for a number of weeks or months, typically spanning at least 12 sessions. Studies of pain reprocessing therapy found that many individuals’ experience of pain lessened in eight sessions over four weeks.