George H. Tucker, Ph.D., ABPP, has been a licensed psychologist in the state of California for more than 30 years. He has worked extensively with chronic pain patients and was the Director of Psychological Services at College Hospital in Costa Mesa. He also worked for eight years with the Newport Pain Treatment Center in Newport Beach. Dr. Tucker was awarded the Diplomate in Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. His current research interests are in the area of functional recovery subsequent to injury and the application of psychological principles to pain management.