Jeffrey Feldman, PhD

Jeffrey Feldman, PhD

Wake Forest University Medical, USA

 

Jeff earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1979 following which he completed an internship at NYU Medical Center's Program in Clinical Psychology at Bellevue Hospital.  While at NYU Medical Center he began studying clinical hypnosis with Sidney Rosen, MD at the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine.  In 1980 he helped found with Dr. Rosen the NY Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis, eventually serving as Administrative Vice President and teaching beginner and intermediate courses in the Ericksonian hypnosis training program he helped to develop.  This 5 course, 100 hour training program remains one of the most comprehensive available in the world.  Jeff has been a regular faculty member and workshop provider for the Milton H. Erickson Foundation's International Congresses and their Conferences on Brief Therapy.   In 1989 Dr. Feldman relocated to Charlotte where he served as Program Director to chronic pain treatment programs first at Carolinas Medical Center and then at Presbyterian Hospital    In 1999 he joined the faculty of Wake Forest University School of Medicine in the Section of Neuropsychology of the Department of Neurology.  Jeff serves as Interim Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine and as Program Director of Occupational Rehabilitation Programs at Wake Forest’s Comp Rehab facility.  He supervises psychology services for inpatient rehabilitation in the Sticht Center, and sees a wide range of chronic pain, traumatic injury, neurology and general medical patients.  He is on the executive committee of the Center for Worker Health and a member of the The Translational Science Institute at Wake Forest.  Jeff has published several journal articles and book chapters on pain management, rehabilitation of industrial injuries, disability prevention, hypnosis, and the leadership of interdisciplinary teams.  He has developed and taught for the past four years a mindfulness based, mind-body, resiliency training program for students termed Integrative Awareness Training.  Jeff is also an adjunct faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro where he specializes in intensive individual coaching.