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Pain Management Program

Menninger offers personalized inpatient care to address the individual needs of adults who suffer from chronic pain. To learn more, call us at 800-351-9058.


Our program currently includes:

  • —Genetic testing to personalize medication management 
  • Safe, stable environment for assessment and treatment for adults with coexisting psychiatric conditions such as depression and anxiety
  • Daily individual therapy with a psychologist who has expertise in pain management
  • Cognitive-behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and mindfulness-based individual psychotherapy
  • —Safe detoxification when indicated with physicians specializing in psychiatry and internal medicine
  • Smartphone app-enabled biofeedback
  • Yoga
  • Personal training
  • Vocational assessment
  • 24-hour nursing care
The programming takes place on our Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment Service.


The Pain Management Program helps patients learn and practice new skills to improve their experience with pain and to improve functioning in their life. The adults also gain an understanding of what influences pain.
Our patient-centered care also integrates Menninger’s on-site:
  • —Master’s level addictions counselors and 12-step meetings
  • Family therapy
  • Spiritual counseling when appropriate
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Internal medical services
alok-madan-pain-managementThe director of the Pain Management Program is Alok Madan, PhD, MPH, who is a McNair Scholar and senior psychologist at The Menninger Clinic, as well as an associate professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Madan received his doctoral and master of public health degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also completed a postgraduate internship in clinical psychology/behavioral medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC, and a fellowship in behavioral medicine/outcomes research at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.