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The My Pain Coach Approach
Is Focused on Recovery

We help frustrated people living with chronic pain

who are tired of suffering

discover their individualized My Pain Coach Pain-Free Formula™

with the goal of recovering or significantly reducing pain so that they can participate fully in life.

We understand that chronic pain can be debilitating, both mentally and physically. That's why we provide a unique approach to pain management that allows you to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to take control of your chronic pain.

We believe that chronic pain is an individual experience, and the integrative My Pain Coach Pain-Free Formula™ is designed to create a personalized plan that meets your individual needs.

Understanding your unique pain experience and how it has affected your life is the key to finding lasting relief. Your pain coach will work with you to provide the latest in pain research, pain neuroscience education, and pain reprocessing therapy.


We strive to restore balance to your life. With our help, you can start living a life free from pain.

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At My Pain Coach, LLC, we are your trusted partners in Pain and Health & Wellness Coaching.


Our practices are dedicated to providing quality care by offering the highest level of service based on client-centered care, which is why we have a well-deserved reputation for excellence.

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"Cynthia gave me my life back.  Not that I didn't have a life, it just wasn't a fun life.  Probably the most positive and compassionate pain coach out there!  I didn't recognize myself after learning my "Pain-Free Formula".  Cynthia taught me how to practice self-care and take time for daily mindfulness so I could enjoy the life I deserve after 10+ years of chronic back pain.

Thanks for everything!"


P.B. from Ohio, August 16, 2023

"I've been working with her for the past 2 months and her program is AMAZING. It narrowed down my pain-point issue and I've made amazing strides in changing how chronic pain affects my life. I feel like I can do something about it and lessen the pain and even strengthen the belief that I can overcome it! She is very affordable. She is an angel. Truly. Thank you Cynthia Austin!!!"

Rebbeca Wertz from Colorado, August 4, 2023

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Cynthia Austin, NBC-HWC

“I am invested in understanding everything there is to know about the science of pain so I can help frustrated people living with chronic pain who are tired of suffering discover their individualized "Pain-Free Formula" with the goal of recovery or significantly reducing pain so that they can finally participate fully in life again.”    

~Cynthia Austin

Cynthia Austin is a pain coach that is an expert on coaching the chronic pain experience.
She is the founder of My Pain Coach, LLC, a company that specializes in helping people find
their MPC Pain-Free Formula™ so that they can create lives they love and do the things they enjoy
every day.
Cynthia is a nationally board-certified health and wellness coach in the United States that has
her own chronic pain recovery story that led to her becoming a pain coach.
She works passionately to support clients and to educate the medical community that “pain
management” is managing the “negative status quo” when using only the biomedical model in
addressing chronic pain and that we can recover from chronic pain when we use the right
evidence-based tools through a biopsychosocial model.
She has developed a step-by-step system that helps people regain control over their lives after
developing chronic pain. Her goal is to help as many people as possible find relief from their
chronic pain and get back to doing the things they love on a daily basis.
Cynthia’s story has been featured on TMS Global Live, Fit News Podcast, and in VoyageOhio, teaching courses about chronic pain recovery, and she has written pieces for Remedy, the US Pain Foundation’s blog, and The Mighty's blog.

Cynthia has also studied under leading pain specialists and top health and wellness professionals, obtaining education through one-on-one webinar training with renowned pain researchers and educators in the United States.

Education, Training, Continuing Education, Certifications

September 2016 – Chronic Pain Legislative Advocate Certification, US Pain Foundation

June 2018 – Chronic Pain Support Group Leader Certification, Pain Connection

October 2019 - Dragontree Life Coach Certification

October 2020 - Certified Health & Wellness Coach with emphasis on chronic pain coaching

October 2020 - Motivational Interviewing Skills

March 2021 – Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach Certification

March 2021 – Neural Circuits Disorder, Howard Schubiner, MD, Continuing Education

April 2021 – Fundamentals of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Health Coaches, Dr. Cherie Kroh, Continuing Education

May 2021 - Positive Mental Health, Appleseed Mental Health Counseling, Continuing Education

September 2021 – Self-Compassion, Kristen Neff, PhD

December 2021 – Poly Vagal Theory, Deb Dana

January 2022 Somatic Tracking Training, Dr. Peter Levine & Dr. Diane Poole Heller

January 2022 – The DOC Journey, Dr. David Hanscom (one-on-one education)

February 2022 – Opening Up By Writing It Down, Dr. James Pennebaker & Dr. Joshua Smyth

March 2022 – Pain Reprocessing Theory, Dr. Howard Schubiner (small group)

March 2022 – Root Cause Health Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine based on Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy, Lifestyle Prescriptions® University, Continuing Education

April 2022 – Certified Empowered Relief™️ Instructor, Stanford Medicine/Stanford University, Continuing Education &

April 2022 - discussions with Stanford Medicine/Stanford University pain science researcher Dr. Beth Darnall, PhD

August 2022 – Certified Reiki Practitioner, Biofield Energy Work (clinical research provided upon request about biofield work)

March 2023 - Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy Certificate Course, Mark A. Lumley, Ph.D. & Howard Schubiner, MD

May 2023 - Cynthia Austin was interviewed on video about her pain recovery story by Howard Schubiner, MD for his chronic pain course on Coursera

June 2023 - Pain Reprocessing Therapy Certificate Course with Yoni Ashar, PhD, Daniella Deutsch, ASW, Daniel G. Lyman, LCSW

June 2023 - Self-Compassion and Shame Certificate Course with Kristen Neff, PhD

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Credentials & Certificates

National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach

National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach

National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC) are credentialed members of the healthcare industry who serve as behavior change agents and are trained to the highest standard in the profession. As partners with clients in the behavior change process,

NBC-HWC empower, support, and guide individuals looking to enhance their well-being through self-directed lasting changes that align with their values.

Empowered Relief by Stanford University

Empowered Relief™️

Empowered Relief™ is an evidence-based, single-session pain class that rapidly equips patients with pain management skills. Developed at Stanford University.

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Take Courage Coaching graduate

Take Courage Coaching is a health and wellness company, and training school focused on the science and skills of managing chronic pain and health and wellness coaching.

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Chronic Pain Support Group Leader

Certified peer leader working with individuals with chronic pain in a group setting.

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Dragontree Life Coach graduate

A Dragontree Life Coach is a guide and advocate who lights the way for their clients to find their own wisdom, inner knowing and truth.

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Chronic Pain Legislative Advocate

Fighting for change for the chronic pain community at the state and federal levels of government.

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