Psychological approaches in management of Chronic Pain

Dr. Brian McGuire is a clinical psychologist in the Centre for Pain Research in Galway, Ireland. He is a graduate of NUI Galway and completed his Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology in Sydney. He has worked as a clinical psychologist in Ireland, England and Australia. He is a HRB Research Leader in Population Health and Joint Director of the Centre for Pain Research
In this talk he discusses the importance of psychological approaches in chronic pain treatment. He highlights the evidence for techniques such as CBT, mindfulness, multidisciplinary pain management programs and other psychological interventions and how these can help people with chronic pain.