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WHAT MAKES PAIN SOLUTIONS DIFFERENT

Dr. Hawkins, a pain specialist and patient himself, has over forty years of professional experience teaching others how to have a quality of life in spite of their physical, emotional and familial challenges. Lessons learned from his patients, and personal experience coping with constant pain stimulated two research projects concerning effective solutions for managing chronic pain.

Our therapy programs are the culmination of Dr. Hawkins’ curiosity and dedication to help others develop effective management techniques for pain and its accompanying stress or depression. These programs are from a pain patient to pain patients about what makes sense and what works best in their quality of life.

Dr. Hawkins witty and humanistic approach lightens a heavy subject, making painful facts palatable and memorable. His approach demonstrates the same gentle, respectful and “can do” attitude his pain patients are encouraged to adopt for themselves. Dr. Hawkins’ pain relief techniques have been successfully taught to patients suffering from Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylothesis, Reticulates, Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Carpal Tunnel, Diabetic Neuropathy, Osteoarthritis, Peripheral Neuropathy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Phantom Limb Pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Dr. Hawkins received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 1979. Dr. Hawkins began consulting with physicians and treating medical patients in 1982. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Management, American Psychological Association and Oklahoma Psychological Association. He is a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers. Dr. Hawkins is Past President of the Oklahoma Health Service Providers. He has conducted workshops about pain management cognitive behavioral therapy for both professional and patient populations.

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Dr. Victoria Christofi received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2003. She is a Licensed Health Service Psychologist. She was licensed and practiced in the State of New York before coming to the great state of Oklahoma. She has worked with a diverse patient population with a variety of presenting problems including chronic pain, trauma, depression, and anxiety. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and has conducted numerous workshops in stress management and healthy coping. She is passionate about her work and eager to instill hope and motivate clients. She is also fluent in Greek.

Dr. Christofi has been working with Dr. Hawkins for the last two years. Her previous experiences have given her great expertise with working with a variety of clients who struggle with perfectionism and performance as well as depression and anxiety. The combination of Dr. Hawkins’ extensive years of research and experience coupled with Dr. Christofi’s new expertise brings together the best of two worlds.

Dr. Hawkins and Dr. Christofi specialize in both individual and group counseling as well as presurgical evaluations.