Recent Publications

Featured Publication


Our Empowered Relief trial has published!

A single-session pain relief skills class was non-inferior to 8-session CBT for pain and symptom reduction at 3 months post-treatment.

Read the full study in JAMA Network: Comparison of a Single-Session Pain Management Skills Intervention With a Single-Session Health Education Intervention and 8 Sessions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain

Additional Publications

  • Comparative Effectiveness of Pain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Chronic Pain Self-Management within the Context of Voluntary Opioid Reduction (The EMPOWER study), funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Read more here.

  • Comparative Effectiveness of Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs. an Online Single-Session Pain Relief Skills Class for Chronic Pain (The PROGRESS study), national study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute¬† Read more here.

  • Research and Mentoring in Innovative Patient Oriented Pain and Opioid Science, funded by the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse. This award includes a national study of brief and digital treatment for chronic pain relief and reducing health risks along the continuum of opioid use disorder. Read more here.