Pacing for Daily Living (Group Self-Managment Program, Online Only)
Length: 3 sessions Duration: 90 minutes per session Cost: $90 ($30 per session)
Pacing is considered to be a key pillar of effective pain management. This program will teach you how to work with this essential skill.
Chronic pain impacts every aspect of our lives, and it often makes it difficult to carry out everyday activities. This program will teach you the powerful tool of pacing and help you get your life back while managing your pain. You will be taught how to plan and modify your activities so that you can more successfully engage in activities of daily living. Through pacing techniques and goal setting, you will learn to minimize pain and maximize productivity.
You should go if...
- You over-do things and then pay for it later
- You're stuck in a cycle of flare-ups
- You have difficulty knowing how to modify activities to minimize your pain
Private Sessions with Sarah Borthwick OT (Online only)
Sarah is an occupational therapist who is passionate about working with people in pain to help them achieve their goals and increase their quality of life. She completed a B.Sc. in Honours Psychology at the University of Victoria, a Master of Occupational Therapy at UBC, and recently completed an 18 month intensive Graduate Certificate in Pain Management for health professionals through the University of Alberta. She also has training in Motivational Interviewing and Brief Action Planning.
Sarah has a unique perspective as she also lives with chronic pain; through experiencing the challenges of this and frustrations in accessing comprehensive care and rehabilitation, she developed a professional interest in working in this area to improve it for others. She strives to integrate her personal and professional expertise to work collaboratively with clients in all areas of their life including self-care, work, and leisure. She strongly believes that individuals can still have an excellent quality of life despite living with some pain.