Dr. David E. Bresler
Dr. David E. Bresler, of Los Angeles, California, is one of the first contemporary American scientists to study and research acupuncture, guided imagery, and other mind/body approaches. As a professor in the UCLA Departments of Anesthesiology, Gnathology/Occlusion and Psychology, he applied his findings to treating clinical problems that did not respond well to conventional care, beginning with chronic pain. As the Founder and Executive Director of the UCLA Pain Control Unit, he and his team created the first multi-disciplinary, university-based chronic pain program in America. Dr. Bresler has authored or co-authored numerous publications, as well as twenty books and workbooks. Currently, Dr. Bresler serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the UCLA School of Medicine, Executive Director of the Bresler Center, Clinical Consultant to the UCLA Pain Medicine Center, Dean of Mind/Body/Spirit of the University of Integrated Studies, and Co-Director of the Academy for Guided Imagery. Dr. Bresler received his B.A. from Brandeis University, his M.A. from Bryn Mawr College, and his Ph.D. from UCLA. He received his Certificate in Acupuncture from the Institute for Taoist Studies.
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