Living with Chronic Pain

Living with Chronic Pain is an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)-based support group for students struggling with chronic pain.

This group offers you an opportunity to learn about chronic pain, utilize pain management and coping strategies, and connect with other students who live with chronic pain. The topics covered will include:

  • Information regarding physical, psychological and cognitive symptoms associated with chronic pain
  • Understanding the psychological and social impact of chronic pain
  • Pain management and coping strategies such as mindfulness, self compassion, acceptance, thought reframing and valued driven behavior 
  • Opportunity for attendees to share their own experience with chronic pain, self reflect and connect with other students who live with chronic pain.  
  • Information about available resources for chronic pain.

Schedule

DATES

Every Monday

October 19 to December 8

TIME

2:00 - 3:30pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

HOW TO JOIN

To register for this program, please contact Sara Ahmadian at couns_practicum201@sfu.ca and Sarah Parkes at sacomin@sfu.ca with your name and email.