Living with Pain - Learn how to manage persistent pain

Our Psychological Strategies program provides individual and group counselling for people of all ages with or at risk of developing a mild to moderate mental illness.

The program has an upcoming group that supports you with strategies to help manage persistent pain being run in Box Hill over January and February.

Pain that continues for 3 months or more can be disabling and frustrating to manage and can also affect relationships with family, friends, and work colleagues.

This is a 4-week group program that explores persistent pain from a psychological perspective. With evidence-based strategies;

  • Learn about the mechanisms of persistent pain
  • Explore how to refocus on what is important to you (values)
  • Build your coping strategies ‘toolbox’ for living with persistent pain

This group can be accessed on its own, or with the possibility of individual counselling under the Psychological Strategies program through EACH.

Please note: This program is not intended to replace medical treatment but may be useful for developing coping strategies as part of a broader pain management plan.

*Please note – in order to attend this group, all participants will need to have a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP.

Cost: FREE
Where: EACH – 26-28 Prospect St, Box Hill 3128
Starting Dates: Tuesday 23 January 2018 & Tuesday 27 February 2018
Commitment: 4 weeks

For any enquiries or to register, please contact our Psychological Strategies team on (03) 8892 4200 or via psintake@each.com.au.

This service is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the PHN Program.

View full info on the Psychological Strategies program here: https://goo.gl/p49txZ.