Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Pain Syndromes
This program defines psychodynamic psychotherapy and outlines the evidence for its use in various psychiatric syndromes relative to other formats of psychotherapy. The theory and methodology of this format is also presented. The relationship between unexperienced emotions, anxiety, and psychological defenses is explored using videotape presentations. The method and evidence for this intervention for use in various pain syndromes is also explored.
Faculty: Jeffrey Katzman, MD
This 1-hour CME activity is designed for all clinicians who treat chronic pain.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Discuss the literature supporting psychodynamic psychotherapy.
- Describe the mechanism of change in psychodynamic psychotherapy.
- Illustrate the interventions used in psychodynamic psychotherapy to target pain.
Jeffrey Katzman, MD, graduated from Stanford University, attended medical school at University of California San Diego, and completed his psychiatry residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is professor and vice chair for Academic and Clinical Affairs at the University of New Mexico. He has taught psychotherapy for decades to psychiatry residents, therapists, and mental health practitioners around the nation. He was trained in the field of human attachment and applied this to research in studies with combat veterans. He has studied intensive short -term dynamic psychotherapy with leaders in the field, is well published in this area, and has presented this work nationally
Staff and Content Validation Reviewer Disclosures
The staff involved with this activity and any content validation reviewers of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Planning Committee/Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Katzman reports that he has nothing to disclose.
Debra Nelson-Hogan, Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
Cathleen Coneghen, Assistant Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
For questions regarding CME for this activity, you may reach the department of education at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For successful completion of this activity, please complete a pre-test; utilize the audio recordings synched with the presentation slides to review the content, providing answers to your questions as necessary; and complete a post-test and evaluation following the activity. You will then be prompted to print your certificate. This activity should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
This program is accredited for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and psychologists. All other clinicians can submit the certificate of attendance upon completion of the program to their licensing boards for consideration of credit.
The Academy of Integrative Pain Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Academy of Integrative Pain Management designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Amedco is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This enduring course is co-provided by Amedco and the Academy of Integrative Pain Management. Maximum of 1 contact hour(s).
The Academy of Integrative Pain Management is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Academy of Pain Management maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The Academy designates this activity for a maximum of 1 CE credit.
Amedco is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Amedco designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s). Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attedance.
- 1.00 ACPE
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 APA
- 1.00 Document of Attendance