Learn how to diagnose and treat Psychophysiologic Disorders (PPD) online or in-person

Our Online Course Series

Psychophysiologic Disorders

Psychophysiologic Disorders - a 13-module online course led by David Clarke, MD (PPDA President) and Jessica Shahinian (PPDA Outreach Director). Our continued medical education course was developed for health professionals but is also a useful recovery resource for patients. Learn more and watch the first module for free.


Other Online Courses

Led by PPDA Board members or our colleagues

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Dr. Howard Schubiner’s digital seminar

Helping Clients Unlearn Their Pain: The New Neuroscience of Pain - a 2-hour digital seminar by Howard Schubiner, MD (PPDA Co-Founder), presented by PESI, Inc. Available for CE credit.

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SIRPA’s Practitioner Training

Developed by SIRPA and it’s founder, Georgie Oldfield, MCSP, this 2-level course certifies you to become a SIRPA (Stress Illness Recovery Practitioner’s Association) Practitioner.

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Dr. Kevin Cuccaro’s Pain Education & Training

Advanced pain science for every clinical practice.

  • The Pain Class Online Pain Education Module provides healthcare clinicians an introduction to modern pain neuroscience and uses a unique conceptual model to demonstrate how to comfortably and confidently approach pain treatment in clinical practice. (Free, 1.5 contact hours)

  • The advanced pain training found in The Pain Course gives clinicians a strategic understanding of pain and how pain treatments work so they can apply their clinical expertise in safe, effective, and unique ways for pain care. (Free preview, $397 for the full course).


CME Conferences

Led by PPDA Co-Founders

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Beyond Pain Management - May 31-June 1, 2019

Beyond Pain Management: Treating the Intersection of Pain and Unresolved Emotional Experiences - a 2-day CME conference in Southfield, Michigan led by PPDA Co-Founders Howard Schubiner, MD, and Alan Gordon, LCSW with guest speakers Mark Lumley, PhD and Christie Uipi, MSW. Click for more details and registration information.