Michelle C. Accardi-Ravid

 Michelle  C. Accardi-Ravid

Specialties and Expertise

Behavioral health care, Chronic pain, Psychology




Michelle C. Accardi-Ravid, is a psychologist who specializes in rehabilitation and pain. Dr. Accardi-Ravid is the attending psychologist of the Acute Pain Service at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.

Dr.  Accardi-Ravid’s clinical interests and expertise are in non-pharmacological pain management and self-management through motivational interviewing. Her other clinical interests include non-pharmacological management of sleep, mood and anxiety; establishing behaviors and goals consistent with the patient’s or family’s values; and use of guided imagery, hypnosis, meditation and acceptance-based techniques.

Dr.  Accardi-Ravid’s conducts research to improve outcomes for individuals with acute and chronic pain, including peri-operative screening, mobile application technology and qualitative analysis. Other research interests include the effects of hypnosis and establishing the psychometric properties of self-report measures of psychological constructs.

Dr. Accardi-Ravid is an acting assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Washington.


UW - Rehabilitation Psychology ProgramFellowshipRehabilitation Psychology2016
Binghamton University, State University of New YorkMedical Education2015
UW - Dept. of PsychologyInternshipPsychology2015
Binghamton University, State University of New YorkMaster2010

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