Sue GritznerPsy.D.

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Anesthesiology

Special focus on

  • Pain Psychology

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Biography

Dr. Gritzner is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of chronic pain. She provides self-management tools and education about chronic pain to patients and families, in conjunction with physical therapy and medical approaches, to optimize functional outcomes and improve quality of life for patients. She is especially interested in evidence based approaches such as cognitive behavioral techniques and approaches that facilitate a relaxation response (biofeedback, guided imagery, relaxation, and meditation).

Education

  • B.A., 2005, University of British Columbia
  • M.S., 2008, Pacific University
  • Psy.D., 2012, Pacific University
  • Residency:

    • Integrated medicine, Wayne State University, MI
  • Fellowship:

    • Pain psychology, Stanford University, CA
  • Certifications:

    • Licensed clinical psychologist in Oregon 2013

Languages

  • English