David R. Patterson, PhD, ABPP, ABPH
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David R. Patterson, Ph.D., ABPP is a professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Surgery, and Psychology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Patterson has been working as a clinical psychologist at Harborview Medical Center since 1983, particularly in the Burn Unit and the Psychology Consultation and Liaison program he created. He holds diplomate degrees in the areas of Psychological Hypnosis and Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Patterson has run psychology intern and postdoctoral training programs for more than 25 years and has mentored hundreds of students. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1989, and he has more than 150 articles and chapters published in the area of hypnosis, pain control, and adjustment to trauma. His articles can be found in such journals as Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Pain, and the New England Journal of Medicine. In 2010, he released an invited book entitled, Clinical Hypnosis for Pain Control, published by the American Psychological Association. He is a longtime soccer player and enjoyed coaching his sons in the sport; he also plays drums for the rock bands.