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This website is written by a group of people who suffered from terrible pain (and other symptoms) until they discovered ideas first popularized by John E. Sarno, MD. These ideas have transformed our lives and we hope that they will transform yours as well.

Best wishes, The Executive Council of PPD/TMS Peer Network (the PTPN)

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Get advice and support from TMS Therapists via our new resource, Ask a TMS Therapist. Four therapists from the Pain Psychology Center (PPC) in Los Angeles, CA have volunteered to answer questions on a regular basis on our discussion forum. Read answered questions in the Ask a TMS Therapist subforum. Use the Ask a TMS Therapist form to submit your own question.

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Pathways to Pain Relief Practitioner Training Program
2014-2015 Academic Year
First Class: Saturday September 20, 2014

Psychologists and co-authors of Pathways to Pain Relief Frances Sommer Anderson, PhD, SEP and Eric Sherman, PsyD are offering a training program for practitioners in the treatment of TMS/PPD for the academic year of 2014-2015. The intensive seven-month program includes classroom instruction, experiential learning, reading and writing assignments, and individual case consultations with Drs. Anderson and Sherman. Tuition ranges from $725 - $925, depending on participants' affiliation with the PSP, with an additional fee for case consultations of $100/session (or $125 for those unaffiliated with the PSP). To register, contact Nicole M. Seitz, LPC via email at or via telephone at (267) 971-5729.

For complete details about the program, curriculum, requirements and tuition, click here

Special Event with film director Michael Galinsky
Tuesday November 18 2014, 9-10PM Eastern Time

Michael Galinsky, the director of the new TMS documentary All the Rage, will be joining us for a special event to talk about his journey making the film. He'll be sharing what it was like to follow Dr. Sarno for ten years, and will answer any other questions while on the line. Read about the event

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