Traci Patterson

Patient Leader

Traci Patterson is the Founder of Advanced Pathways and the CSO of Intensive Healing Therapy (IHT). She is a Certified Instructor and Clinical Hypnotist through the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH). Specializing in the treatment of chronic pain patients, Traci, is helping individuals regain their lives with Hypnosis Combined Therapy (HCT). Traci has a dynamic background from a perspective that few if any other clinicians, physicians, or practitioners can offer. Her background as a chronic pain patient diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), someone that was treated with/utilized mind-body medicine to get into remission, and is now treating other chronic pain patients is rare. She has patients, pediatrics to geriatrics, which contact her globally searching for answers and relief. Traci was diagnosed with a very aggressive, volatile case of type 2 CRPS in 2007. She went through all of the traditional treatment regiments prescribed by a top pain management doctor in Orange County, California. This included physical therapy, medications, local blocks, regional blocks, lumbar sympathetic blocks (LSB), and 2 spinal cord stimulators. Unfortunately, these treatments only progressed her CRPS. She also turned to Integrative and Complementary treatment options around the world. These treatments helped to decrease the inflammation in the body, decrease the pain levels by half, diminish the area of the CRPS, but did not hold long-term. Ultimately, in 2013, Traci completed a week long Intensive in the US utilizing hypnosis, biofeedback, light/sound therapy, and neuroplasticity training to regain her life and gain long-term remission. This was the jumping off point for Advanced Pathways! Traci is well known within CRPS and chronic pain communities as a patient advocate. Traci consults with physicians and clinics as a, ‘Patient Expert’ and CRPS expert, on a global basis. She’s a Keynote Speaker, author and blogger on CRPS and chronic pain.


Irvine, CA


Rookie of the Year Advocating for Another Best Kept Secret Best in Show: Facebook Patient Leader Hero

Traci has done an exceptional job of reaching out to those in need in the US & internationally: providing information, writing articles & Personal contact. This is her 1st year in practice & she has already touched, changed & made a difference in so many lives. She is a patient advocate, Ambassador U.S. Pain Foundation, CRPS survivor & clinician.  — Traci

Traci Patterson is truly a Patient Leader. Traci was diagnosed with CRPS, and now works tirelessly to treat and advocate for other chronic pain patients on an international basis. She has a dynamic background from perspective that few if any other patient, practitioner or advocate can offer. She is changing lives where others aren't! She's my HERO.  — Juleen

Traci Patterson

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