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The Chronic Pain Course

Online program | By: This Way Up

The Chronic Pain Course is an online program developed by the team at THIS WAY UP from UNSW at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. It is designed to help reduce the impact of chronic pain on your quality of life.

This 8-lesson course takes a multidisciplinary approach to pain management and is based on an effective psychological treatment called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT), which is designed to help you lessen the impact of pain on your wellbeing and quality of life.

It will teach you proven strategies for managing pain and show you how to work with your thoughts, emotions, and behaviours so you can make a positive change in how you feel.

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In summary

  • About: online course to learn practical strategies for managing chronic pain, and associated low mood and anxiety
  • Suitable for: adults who have been experiencing chronic pain.
  • Cost: free to enrol under the guidance of your clinician
  • More information: Visit this page to enrol in this course. You will need to speak with your regular clinician (e.g., your GP, psychologist, or other health professional), and see if they can prescribe you this course and monitor you throughout your online treatment. You can download and take the Clinician Letter to your appointment.

NOTE: This online program is provided by one of Healthdirect Australia's trusted information partners. Please consider if this online program is appropriate for your own individual circumstances. There may be costs to use the online program or it may be free. You may also be charged for data from your telecommunications provider. For 24-hour health advice call healthdirect - 1800 022 222 or if you need help now these emergency and crisis helplines can provide immediate support.

Last reviewed: May 2021

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