R. Randolph Butts, PsyD. is a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Butts has specialized over the past twenty years in health psychology, behavioral pain management and addictive disorders.
Real physical pain can be extremely disruptive to one’s total life. Not only does pain involve intense physical discomfort, it can also set in motion a vicious Pain-Stress-Pain Cycle. Unchecked, the resulting stress can have a devastating impact on one’s quality of life thru diminished immune system functioning, sleep deprivation, depression, anxiety, hopelessness and exhaustion…all of which have been clearly show by research to increase pain and lower functioning.