Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psycho-social tool that has proven to be very effective in improving pain and function in those with a variety of chronic pain conditions.

In two 90-minute videos linked below, Dr. Lori Montgomery and Dr. Todd Hill share basic skills in CBT for pain management. Click the links below to learn how to apply them in your family practice, in order to help your patients better manage their pain.

Learning objectives:

  • Help a patient to decide whether CBT is an appropriate treatment strategy for their pain

  • Use CBT-based approaches to reduce pain and improve function

  • Refer to expert colleagues or online CBT resources, and support a patient as they work through a CBT program