Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Managing and Understanding Pain Workshop

Wednesdays, September 26 to October 17  
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     
The course is intended to help individuals understand what chronic pain is. You will be asked to delve into your pain experience by tracking it on a daily basis which is included in Dr. Margaret Caudill’s workbook “Managing Pain Before It Manages You.”
This program will teach you skills for coping with sadness, anxiety, or anger associated with chronic pain. It includes methods for communicating your needs clearly and expressing yourself effectively to those around you.

Emerson Health & Wellness Center       

310 Baker Ave Extension

Concord, MA


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Peggy Flood, RN-BC, MS, AOCN has over 20 years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.  At Emerson Hospital she developed a successful Pain Resource program.  Peggy provided in-house consults for patients and assisted physicians and nurses in developing treatment plans for patients in pain.  Peggy is on the Steering Council and is the Co-Chair of the Education Council of the Massachusetts Pain Initiative.  She has presented programs on managing pain to both healthcare professionals and the community.

Fran Spayne, MA, Holistic Therapist/Inspirational Life Coach/ Reiki Master.
For over 30 years, Fran has devoted her life to helping others heal their minds to find peace and joy in daily living and the world.  She has taught courses all over New England to adults, parents, students, hospital staff and educators on the power of the mind, the mind body connection, the universal law of attraction, spirituality (ACIM), visualization & meditation.