Michael D. Harris, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Harris received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Psychology from the University of Idaho and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. He has been a Licensed Psychologist since 1983.

Dr. Harris’ experience, research, training and lecturing covers a varied range with primary emphasis on Behavior Medicine and an emphasis on enhancing treatment outcomes among individuals with chronic pain and other disabling health conditions.

He joined the Pacific Rehabilitation Centers interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation staff in 1991 as a psychologist and is currently the Clinical Director, Director of Outcome Research and directs the design of IT infrastructures for effective clinical care and outcomes research. He is also on the Pacific Rehabilitation Centers Board of Directors

Dr. Harris is an Advisor to the Western Washington COHE at CHI Franciscan Health, a Clinical Instructor the Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine (UW), serves as the secretary of the Washington Pain Interest Consortium, and a member of many national and international pain, health and psychology associations.

Presentations and lectures during the past decade have focused on assisting health care groups and payers maximize the benefits of Behavior Health interventions in reducing disability and enhancing wellness.