Steven E. Besing, PhD
Dr. Besing, a clinical health psychologist, earned a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1977.
He came to Salem Hospital in 2008 from Indianapolis, Indiana, where he treated patients with chronic pain at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, at community hospitals and at the Center for Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. Besing maintained a private practice from 1985 to 2008, treating patients with multiple sclerosis, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic headaches.
His approach to treating pain includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, bio-feedback, neurotherapy (brainwave training) and mindfulness-based stress reduction training. Dr. Besing treats patients from age six through adult.