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Val Kleiman

Dipl Psych, CPsych


Val is a clinical and rehabilitation psychologist who specializes in treatment of chronic post-surgical pain. His research background include identifying psychological factors involved in the transition of acute post-surgical pain to chronic pain. His special interest and focus in the recent years has been on the connection between pain, trauma, and emotional processing. As a psychologists in the Transitional Pain Service, his current role includes assessment and short-term treatment.