Pain Coaching

Having a coach by your side to help you navigate your pain journey can be extremely helpful. Our pain coaches are highly trained and skilled in a diversity of evidence informed pain management practices including mindfulness, sleep, pacing, yoga, pilates, and meditative movement. Adding a coach to your pain team will empower you with the skills and resources needed to support your recovery as well as give you the accountability and direction needed to ensure you reach your goals.

Our Coaches:

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Krista Friesen BA MSc CYT PgCPain

Krista has extensive knowledge and skills in chronic pain management.  She has years of experience working with chronic pain patients (herself included!), and has been with CHANGEpain and its predessor clinics since 2011.  She has a deep understanding of the treatments and recommendations made by the CHANGEpain clinicians.

Krista offers in-person coaching in:

  • General Pain Management

  • Movement (including yoga and Pilates)

  • Sleep

Cost:  $125 per 60 minute appointment
Cost:  $65 per 30 minute appointment

Online sessions are also available, for more information please click here.

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Sarah Jamieson BComm CYT PgCPain

Sarah combines the therapeutic application of yoga (including meditation, breath work, and philosophy) with graduate level training in pain management to help people in pain increase function and improve their quality of life. Sarah focuses on habit change and emotional awareness as tools to support effective pain management. She enjoys helping people who feel like they know a lot about what they “should” be doing but have a hard time putting knowledge into action. 

 Sarah offers in-person coaching in:

  • General Pain Management

  • Movement (including yoga)

  • Relaxation Training

Cost:  $125 per 60 minute appointment
Cost:  $65 per 30 minute appointment

Online sessions are also available, for more information please click here.

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