Dr. Michael Boissevain, Ph.D., R. Psych., obtained his Honours BA in Psychology at University of Victoria and his Ph.D. at the University of Western Ontario. He was employed as the clinical director of a multidisciplinary pain program for 9 years. Since 2007 he has been the psychologist to the Vancouver Island Health Authority Regional Pain Program in Victoria. As well as being a senior associate at Mandel and Associates since 2000 he has had a private practice for 16 years in Victoria specializing in rehabilitation psychology, psychological assessment, and vocational assessment. Dr. Boissevain has published and made presentations in the areas of chronic pain, psychological assessment and treatment, and vocational rehabilitation. Registered in BC and Alberta, he is recognized as an expert in clinical psychology, psychological assessment, vocational assessment, and chronic pain by the courts in BC and Alberta.