Author Dr. Michael J. Lewandowski is a licensed clinical health psychologist and is president of Pain Assessment Resources. He has extensive training and experience in the application of psychological principles to problems in medicine and a professional background that includes serving on the Board of Psychological Examiners for the State of Nevada, as well as being a Diplomat in the American Academy of Pain Management and an Adjunct Faculty member of the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada-Reno.
Book Synopsis: The Chronic Pain Care Workbook holds within its pages a unique step-by-step approach to help people who are suffering from chronic pain. Dr. Lewandowski teaches effective pain management with simplicity and guides the reader with self-assessment quizzes that lead to individualized pain self-management recommendations.
The field of pain management has been calling for efforts to tailor treatment to fit the needs of different kinds of people suffering from chronic pain. This book answers that call. Through a series of quizzes, readers build a Pain Scorecard that shows what factors maintain or worsen their pain experience. The Pain Scorecard allows readers to focus their treatment efforts where they will be most effective.