ACT for Chronic Pain with Joe Tatta, PT, DPT

ACT for Chronic Pain with Joe Tatta, PT, DPT

Promoting health behavior change presents an important challenge for practitioners who treat pain. Acceptance, mindfulness, commitment, and values are essential processes to cultivate when caring for those living with pain. Despite advances in integrative pain care many are still hurting and suffer.

Psychological flexibility empowers people to feel better and live better. ACT is the throughline that serves my approach and clinical training.

Essential evidence-based pain education and psychologically informed pain care is still widely absent from ALL licensed health professionals graduate training. University education programs are big ships that are slow to turn so I’ve made it my life work to substantially contribute to the global movement of reinventing pain care.

In recent years I decided to offer clinical training and supervision to health professionals who treat pain. The majority of my work centers on teaching physical therapists how to use ACT in practice. I also engage with occupational therapists and mental health professionals.

If you're interested in learning more including training or exploring supervision contact me via email at

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Wishing you well - Joe


About Me

Dr. Joe Tatta is a global leader in integrative pain care and an advocate for the safe and effective treatment of chronic pain. He is the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, a cutting-edge health company reinventing pain care through evidence-based treatment, research, and professional development. For 25 years he has supported people living with pain and helped practitioners deliver more effective pain management. His research and career achievements include scalable practice models centered on lifestyle medicine, health behavior change, and digital therapeutics. He is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy trainer. Dr. Tatta is the author of two bestselling books Radical Relief: A Guide to Overcome Pain and Heal Your Pain Now: The Revolutionary Program to Reset Your Brain and Body for a Pain-Free Life and host of The Healing Pain Podcast. Learn more by visiting