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Alan Gordon, LCSW

Expert in pain psychology and pain treatment

Alan Gordon is the director of the Pain Psychology Center in Los Angeles, California. He has extensive experience working with patients suffering from back and neck pain, RSI, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel sydrome, tendonitis, pelvic pain, chronic headaches, and other pain disorders.

An adjunct assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Social Work, where he founded the Mind-Body Caucus, Alan has written widely on the topic of chronic pain, including an article, Miracles of Mind-Body Medicine, that outlines the history, theory, evidence, and treatment protocol for psychogenic pain. Coauthor of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association Treatment Outline, in 2015 he patented a device that utilizes systematic desensitization for pain-related anxiety.

Alan has presented on the topic of pain treatment at hospitals, mental health facilities, and pain centers nationwide and is a founding member of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association. In 2013, with Dr. Howard Schubiner, he organized the Los Angeles clinical training for the treatment of mind-body disorders.

Upcoming Programs

Beyond Pain Management

January 25 - 27, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Are you a health-care professional interested in helping your patients become pain free? Unlearn Your Pain is a revolutionary approach to treating chronic pain that has helped thousands of people when traditional medical approaches have failed. Join Howard Schubiner, MD, and Alan Gordon, LCSW, and empower your practice with concrete knowledge of an emerging model...

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Beyond Pain Management

January 19 - 21, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Are you a health-care professional interested in helping your patients become pain free? Unlearn Your Pain is a revolutionary approach to treating chronic pain that has helped thousands of people when traditional medical approaches have failed. Join Howard Schubiner, MD, and Alan Gordon, LCSW, and empower your practice with concrete knowledge of an emerging model...