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Creston Pain Self-Management Group

  • 27 Apr 2017
  • 28 Dec 2017
  • 8 sessions
  • 27 Apr 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 25 May 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 27 Jul 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 24 Aug 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 28 Sep 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 26 Oct 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 23 Nov 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • 28 Dec 2017, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
  • Creston Public Library "Boardroom" 531 16th Ave. S Creston, BC V0B 1G5


Creston Pain Self-Management Group is pleased to announce the upcoming pain self-management group meeting in the boardroom at the Creston library. 

Typical meeting agenda

  1. Welcome New Members
  2. Review Group Guidelines
  3. Check in
  4. Education Session:  "Acceptance" video by Diane LaChapelle 

    Title: Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Training

    Previous Degrees/Licensing/Training Obtained:

    BSc (Hons) McMaster University, MA & PhD (Clinical Psychology) University of Regina, L.Psyc (Province of NB)

    My research interests fall in the area of health and rehabilitation psychology focusing on adjustment to chronic illness and disability. I am particularly interested in factors that impact adjustment to chronic pain from the perspectives of both the person with pain and the professionals/community members who try to help them. My research is founded in social psychological, health/rehabilitation, cognitive-behavioural, and acceptance and commitment based theories. Recent projects have focused on the process of acceptance of chronic pain, identifying stereotypes about patients with pain that are held by patients themselves, health care providers and the general community, the sociocommunications model of pain, and the value/effectiveness of self-management programs from the perspectives of both patients and health professionals.

    Personal website:

  5. Wrap Up – Final comments or questions
  6. 5 min mediation

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