Therapy Sessions

Dr. Eimer offers confidential Pain Management Psychotherapy (PMP) sessions by appointment at his private practice which is located in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania 19006. If you want to speak with Dr. Eimer about setting up an initial appointment, please call and leave a clear message with your name, your phone number, and how you would like Dr. Eimer to help you. The phone is 215-947-7867. You can also email Dr. Eimer.

PMP sessions last 50 minutes. Dr. Eimer’s fee per session is $200. PMP therapy is provided based on an individualized treatment plan which is formulated at the first visit. The first visit is an initial consultation. The average number of PMP therapy sessions is five to six 50-minute sessions after the initial evaluation session.

Most PMP therapy treatment plans include: Patient Education, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Problem Solving Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, and Behavioral Therapy.

Common issues that are addressed in PMP therapy include:

  • Evaluating and treating Depression
  • Evaluating and treating Anxiety
  • Pain coping strategies
  • Teaching relaxation and pain management skills
  • Teaching self hypnosis for pain management
  • Eliminating self defeating habits
  • Use of pain medications
  • Evaluating and treating Social alienation
  • Psychological factors interfering with medical improvement
  • Increasing pain relief
  • Improving pain coping
  • Promoting compliance with medication pain management
  • Improving physical functioning,
  • Improving relationships
  • Decreasing or controlling mood swings
  • Decreasing impatience
  • Decreasing feelings of being overwhelmed
  • Dealing with family tensions
  • Diminishing boredom
  • Promoting anger control
  • Addressing any substance abuse issues
  • Resolving emotional issues underlying the persistent pain.
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