James W. Carson, Ph.D.
- Special Interest:
- Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
- Accepting Patients:
- English, Spanish
Jim Carson, Ph.D., is a clinical health psychologist who has worked extensively with individuals suffering from persistent pain, including those diagnosed with fibromyalgia, cancer, chronic low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, diabetic neuropathy, complex regional pain syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome. Previously he was an Assistant Professor in the Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to becoming a psychologist Dr. Carson was a meditation teacher for many years. He has conducted innovative research into the psychological treatment of pain, including the application of meditation and yoga-based programs as adjunctive treatments for various conditions.
PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: 2002
Health Psychology Intern, University of Florida Health Science Center/Shands Hospital, Gainesville FL: 2001-2002
Postdoctoral fellow, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC: 2002-2005
Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Oregon 2007