Dr. King’s areas of expertise are in evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is also board certified in Biofeedback (BCB) by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). Dr. King has a strong interest in providing interdisciplinary care and specializes in comprehensive functional rehabilitation for chronic pain patients.

She has several roles in clinic including evaluation, individual and group treatments, education for both patients and providers, and program development. She also presents at professional conferences to facilitate knowledge of safe and effective behavioral treatment options for chronic pain patients. In addition, she serves as the primary supervisor for the post-doctoral psychology fellowship. Dr. King works with patients to help them regain control of their lives by teaching effective, self-directed coping strategies focused on restoring function and increasing time in valued activities with the ultimate goal of improving one’s quality of life.

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Psychology
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for pain
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Functional Rehabilitation
  • Psychology

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Professional Education

  • Professional Education:Alliant International University (2008) CA
  • Fellowship:Kaiser French Hospital (2009) CA
  • Internship:Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (2008) IL


Graduate and Fellowship Programs

  • Pain Management (Fellowship Program)