Dr. Leora Kuttner
2011 Oct Making Sense of Abdominal Pain. Workshop for BC Pediatric Society & GI Dept. of BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
2011 Jun Hypnosis in Pediatric Pain Management. Pain Master Class Minneapolis
2011 Mar De-medicalizing Sleep: A Trans-Disciplinary and Trans-Cultural Team Approach to Sleep in Children and Adolescents with
FADS. Talk: Behavoural methods to enhance sleep.
2010 Jun Hypnosis in Pediatric Pain Management. Pain Master Class Minneapolis
2009 Sep Confessions from Two Seasoned Practitioners: What we didn’t know we didn’t know and wished we knew then. (with Dr Julie
Linden). International Society of Hypnosis (ISH), 18th Conference, Rome.
2009 Jun Hypnosis in Pediatric Pain Management. Pain Master Class Minneapolis
2006 Jun Chronic Pain in Teens with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. 6th Pain in Child Health Institute, Halfmoon Bay, BC.
2006 Mar Hypnosis in Pediatric Palliative Care. Plenary address: American Clinical Hypnosis Society Meeting, Orlando, FL.
2005 Apr Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care. (3 days) First Middle East International Conference, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
2005 Feb Hypnosis in Children- What Does it Look Like? Hypnose in Kinderschoenen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2005 Feb How to talk to the Dying Child & Family. and Integrative Therapies for Managing Pediatric Chronic Pain. Conference on
Children's Pain Management & Palliative Care,Recklinghausen, Germany.
2005 Jan Talking with Children about Death and Dying. The Luncheon Address: First Children's Grief Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
2004 Nov Making Every Moment Count. Award Presentation & Screening: National Hospice & Palliative Care Congress, Michigan:
2004 Nov Palliative Care in the Pediatric Oncology Setting. BC Cancer Agency Conference, Vancouver, BC.
2004 Oct Hypnosis Used with Children and Teens. Frontiers of Hypnosis: 6th National Assembly, Halifax, NS.
2004 Sep Beyond Medications: Integrative methods for Pain and Symptom Control in Pediatric Palliative Care. Children's Hospice
International 16th World Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2004 Sep When Every Moment Counts: Pediatric Palliative Care. International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill, Montreal, QC.
2004 May Starting Early: Hypnosis with Children & Adolescents. and Supervision on Hypnosis with Children & Teens. Canadian Society
of Clinical Hypnosis, Banff, AB.
2003 Nov Managing your Child's Pain. BC Neurofibromatosis Foundation Conference, Vancouver, BC.
2003 Jun Blending Complementary & Conventional Therapies for Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach: Pain Associated with
Cancer & other Chronic Illness. (with Drs. T. Culbert, S. Sensor, C. Wood) International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Sydney, Aus.
2003 May Helping Ease Children's Pain. (Half-day intensive session) and The Changing Face of Pediatric Pain & the Role of Child Life
in the Last Twenty Years. (Closing Plenary Address). Annual Child Life Congress, Montreal, QC.
2003 Apr Management of Complex Ongoing Pain. and Integrative Therapies for Recurring Abdominal Pain. Children in Pain: Exploring
Therapeutic Options Congress, Ann Arbor, MI.
2001 May Facing the Fear of Death. (address) and Dealing with your Feelings. (workshop) 2nd European Pediatric Palliative Care Conference,
2001 Apr Long-term Impact of Pain Management Techniques. Oncology Pediatric Social Worker Conference, Calgary, AB.
2001 Apr Children with Chronic Pain Treatment. American Pain Society, Phoenix, AZ: CAM Research Symposium:
2000 Jun Update on Chronic Pain. (Education Day Presentation), Self-Regulatory Methods of Pain Management (Workshop), and Long-Term
Impact of Pain Experience in Childhood (Plenary Address). 5th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, London, UK.
2000 Jan Pain: The Effects of Stress & Coping. Northwest Pacific Pediatric Society Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1999 Nov Biobehavioural Methods of Pain Relief. and Pain Management in Children: From Hospital to Home (Plenary Address). Texas
Children’s Hospital Pain Conference, Houston, TX.
1999 Oct Therapeutic Techniques for Pain Relief (Address) and Putting it All Together (Case-Studies Panel). Kingston General Hospital:
Therapeutic Approaches to Pain Relief. A Child’s Pain: The Caregiver’s Challenge. Interdisciplinary Conference, Kingston, ON.
1999 Oct Dilemmas in Pediatric Pain Practice. 1st National Pediatric Pain Congress, Ichilov Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1999 Sep Long-Term Impact of Pain Management for Young Adults, Diagnosed with Cancer as Children. (State of the Art Address).
Children Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Conference, Seattle, WA.
1999 Apr Self-Regulation methods that Reduce Children’s Pain and Distress (Keynote Address). Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1998 Nov No Fears, No Tears - 13 Years Later Work in Progress. American Pain Society Conference, San Diego, CA.
1998 Oct Mind-Body Methods of Pain Relief. (Plenary Address). Greater Tulsa Pain Conference, Tulsa, OK.
1998 Mar Chronic Pain Concerns. Pediatric Meeting, Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC.
1997 Nov Mind-Body Methods of Pain Management (Plenary Address) and Using Imagery for Pain Control (Workshop). Yale Medical School:
Pediatric Pain Workshop, New Haven, CT.
1997 July Headache & Abdominal Recurrent Pain. 4th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Helsinki, Finland.
1996 Oct Difficulties for Conflict Resolution in Sri Lanka. Condition of the World’s Children Conference, University of British Columbia.
1996 Jan Does a Sick Child Mean a Sick Family? and How to Cope & Psychological Interventions for Childhood Pain. American Pseudo-
obstruction & Hirschsprung’s Disease Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
1995 Mar Abdominal Pain: From H. Pylori (the Gut) to Neurosis (the Brain) Via a Few Other Organs. (with Drs. Israel, Smith & Whitehouse).
Society for Adolescent Medicine Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1995 Mar The Pain Trilogy: Head, Abdominal and Limb Pain. (with Drs. Oberlander & Zeltzer). Youth Health Assembly Conference, Vancouver.
1994 Aug Pediatric Pain Management into the Year 2000 (Symposium). International Conference on Cancer Nursing
1994 Jun Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches, (Symposium with Dr. G. Walco) and Complex Cases in the Pediatric Pain Clinic,
(Workshop with Drs. Zeltzer, Foster, Champion, & von Baeyer). 3rd International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Philadelphia, PA.
1993 Aug Pediatric Persistent Pain. (Topical Seminar Chair). 7th World Congress on Pain, Paris, France.
1993 Jun Pediatric Pain Management (Heinz Seminar). Canadian Pediatric Society Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1992 Feb 21st Century Pain Management (Seminar) and Psychological Methods of Pain Management (Seminar). Child Health 2000 World
1991 Jun Helping Minimize Pain and Distress. BC Children’s Hospital Conference on Children & Youth with Developmental Motor Disabilities,
1991 Feb Painful Procedures Done Painlessly. (with Dr. Thiessen). Emergency Medicine Update: Toronto Continuing Medical Education
Conference, Whistler, BC.
1989 Feb Techniques for Acute Pain Reduction (Plenary Address). St. Paul’s Hospital Pain Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1988 July No Fears, No Tears (Videotape Presentation). 1st International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA.
1988 Mar Pediatric Pain (Keynote Address). Pediatric Pain Conference, Stony Brook University Hospital, New York, NY.
1987 Nov Pediatric Pain Management. Critical Care Nurses National Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1987 Oct The Challenge for Psychology within a Pediatric Hospital (The Belyea Address). B.C. Psychological Association Annual Conference,
1987 Jun Imagery in the Treatment of Life Threatening Illness (Keynote Address). World Imagery Conference, Toronto, ON.
1987 Apr Empowering Parents. 3rd Canadian Psycho-Social Oncology Conference, Saskatoon, SK.
1987 Mar Imagery as a Therapeutic Modality. BC Oncology Nurses Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1986 July Dealing with Children’s Pain. Canada West Medical Congress, Vancouver. BC.
1986 May The Management of Pediatric Pain and Anxiety. R.N.A.B.C. Pediatric Conference, Vancouver, BC.
1984 Nov Favourite Stories: An Hypnotic Pain Reduction Technique for Young Children in Acute Pain. American Society for Clinical
Hypnosis Conference, San Francisco, CA.
1984 May Psychological Methods of Pain and Anxiety Reduction. Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Ottawa, ON.