Chief Science Officer
Dr. Les Aria
Dr. Les Aria, a pain psychologist who has been practicing for the past 19 years with a large healthcare organization in Northern California and served as the Lead Pain Psychologist to help redesign the chronic pain workshop curriculum to incorporate modern pain science, mindfulness and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). Les is also is the co-founder of Menda Health and the Chief Scientific Officer for Menda. He specializes in treating psychophysiological disorders/persistent pain and functional neurological disorders, as well as, medically unexplained problems. His passion for mind-body interventions promotes a unique style to help patients relate differently to their suffering, and thereby shift them into pain recovery, wellness and well-being.