• Integrating Mind and Body for Health
    Photo courtesy of John Mach, April 2005

  • Learning to Live Well with Pain

  • Healing with Hypnosis

  • Synthesizing Compassion with Action

  • Promoting Empowerment and Resilience

Integrating Mind and Body for Health

Welcome to my practice and thank you for taking the time to peruse my website.

Upcoming Events

Living Well with Pain: Strategies for Coping
When: From 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
for 8 consecutive weeks
Ongoing Monthly Chronic Pain Support Group
When: From noon to 1:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month

Maureen Pierce

My Goal

Is to empower you to take more active role in your health and well-being. In the context of a compassionate and supportive relationship, I can teach you skills to cope with pain, stress, and illness. We can work together to reduce your symptoms and increase a sense of control and resilience in your life.

I look forward to working with you.


Maureen C. Pierce, Ph.D.
Des Moines, WA

Licensed Psychologist

I specialize in the treatment of:
  • Pain management related to variety of conditions
  • Coping with chronic medical issues (i.e. IBS, migraines, cancer, multiple sclerosis)
  • Preparation for surgery
  • Trauma and disturbing life experiences

I provide evaluation and treatment for:
  • Mood disorders – Depression and Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress reduction
  • Relationship and family concerns
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