Managing Pain and Stress Class Series

Starts Thursday, April 3

Learn to manage the stress and anxiety associated with chronic pain with this six-week class series.

Start date:
Thursday, April 3
End date:
Thursday, May 8
Number of days:
4:30 to 6:30 pm
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Sharp Rees-Stealy Kearny Villa
Suite 200, Physical Therapy Dept.
3666 Kearny Villa Road
San Diego, CA 92123
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    For more information, please call 1-800-827-4277, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.

Presented by Sharp Rees-Stealy

This six-week program is designed to provide you with the tools to manage your chronic pain.

The first hour of each week's class is taught in a group setting by a licensed psychologist. A number of topics will be covered, including:

  • Developing personal goals for pain management
  • Learning about the relationship between pain and mood
  • Understanding your relationship with pain
  • Working with your health care team regarding treatment options

The second hour of each session will also take place in a group setting and will be led by a licensed physical therapist. A variety of stress-reducing techniques will be discussed, including:

  • Deep breathing exercises
  • Guided imagery
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Simple stretching

Please note that this program does not include medication prescription.

Upon completion of this six-week series, participants will receive a certificate for one free yoga class at either the Sharp Rees-Stealy Chula Vista or Kearny Villa locations.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

Special Instructions

Please wear comfortable clothing and dress in layers. The temperature of classrooms may vary.

Presenter Information

Dr. Michael Monroe, a licensed psychologist, and Dr. Erin Stone, a licensed physical therapist, will teach this course. 


Please plan to arrive 10 minutes before start time of the class.

Parking Information

Free parking is available underneath the building in the area designated “Patient Parking”.