Linda Spain is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, with a specialty in the field of behavioral medicine. She is board certified in biofeedback as well as a certification in pain reprocessing therapy. Clinical experience includes over twenty years’ working with adults, adolescents and children treating stress-related and chronic pain disorders, including two years in the stress management clinic at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.
In addition to her clinical work, Linda has served as a clinical instructor, teaching and training health care professionals in biofeedback principles and applications. Since 2013, she has been a guest lecturer within the University of WA Physical Therapy doctoral program, on the use of surface EMG in treating chronic pain. She currently serves as a professional mentor for those seeking certification in biofeedback. She is a past president of the Biofeedback Society of WA and is a member of the Psycho-physiologic Disorders Association.
Counseling sessions incorporate a cognitive-behavioral focus with treatment addressing issues identified by the client and working toward problem solving. Telehealth sessions are currently being offered.
Sessions which include biofeedback, run 45 minutes in length, during which, non-invasive sensors are attached to monitor physiological activity. Various techniques are taught for controlling physiological states, with the individual provided with real-time feedback throughout the session.