Dr Jacqui Stanford is a health psychologist and a director at Empower Rehab, a clinic which specialises in providing interdisciplinary pain management, as well as working with clients presenting with a range of psychological presentations. She regularly provides training to health and return to work professionals around Australia about working with clients with persistent pain to help facilitate recovery and optimal function.
Jacqui also consults on the WorkSafe Clinical Panel as a psychology and pain management advisor, and has been involved in liaising with GPs and psychologist’s to help ensure worker’s receive appropriate treatment that improves their functioning, and incorporates work as appropriate.
The APS has developed a range of resources to promote awareness of how psychologists can help with pain and tips for coping with pain. Check out psychweek.org.au/2020-resources/
- # 63 – Paediatric Chronic Pain with Dr Nicki Ferencz - November 13, 2020
- # 64 – Chronic Pain with Sports and Exercise Psychologist Damien Stewart - November 11, 2020
- # 62 – Pain Management with Dr Jacqui Stanford - November 8, 2020