Pain Special Interest Group

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Pain Special Interest Group

Affiliated 2012

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Note: indicating your interest in a SIG on the ACBS Annual Membership Renewal form does NOT automatically join you to any listservs.)

Contact Information

Stephen Hull, M.D.
Chief, Medical Pain Management
Mercy Health System  
Portland, Maine, USA

2014-2016 Officers

Steve Hull - President
Staci Martin - Secretary
Amanda Adcock - Membership Coordinator
Joel Guarna - ListServ Moderator
Nuno Ferreira - Member at Large
John Baranoff - Member at Large

General Interest Area to be Specifically Addressed by SIG

  • Research and clinical applications of ACT/RFT with patients and families struggling with physical pain.

Mission Statement

• To promote rigorous empirical investigation of both basic processes and applications of ACT- and RFT-based work patients and their families struggling with physical pain.
• To encourage collaboration and mutual support of work with patients and families through the development of an international community of researchers and clinicians in the ACT community
• To foster communication between researchers and clinicians who are interested in working with patients and families struggling with physical pain through an active listserv and therapy consultation groups
• To support public health and public policy initiatives to improve the care of patients and families struggling with physical pain
• To network with other professional and lay organizations serving patients and families struggling with physical pain

Description of SIG membership 

All membership categories in ACBS are welcome to join.

SIG Activities

• Online collaboration
• Dedicated listserv
• Active participation at the World Congress through formal business meetings, poster sessions, panel discussions, preconference workshops