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.