Dr. Razi received his graduate training at the Ross University Medical School, with his graduate-level residency in anesthesiology at the famous Beth Israel-Deaconess hospitals affiliated with Harvard. He is double board-eligible in both Anesthesia and Pain Management. Dr. Razi explains that it was about halfway through his anesthesia residency that he became interested in working with “awake people” as opposed to anesthetized patients undergoing surgery, and especially with patients experiencing chronic pain difficulties. Within his understanding of the biopsychosocial functional restoration paradigm for treating such people. Dr. Razi has additional training and certification in opioid detoxification. He expects to be working closely with Dr. Jasmine Silva and the Footsteps program in the Walnut Creek site to increase referrals that would benefit patients who need to decrease or discontinue the use of narcotic medications for chronic pain. Dr. Razi has two locations. One in Fairfield and another conveniently located in San Leandro, two blocks from the freeway and near the local Kaiser-Permanente medical facility.
Amy Thornton is a licensed acupuncturist and has been involved in the healing arts since 2003. Starting as a massage therapist and then studying Chinese medicine in 2008 she has followed along with many different paths, discovering myriad healing techniques and her own gift of helping others. From postural assessment, recovery from injury, or just regular life stresses. Amy has facilitated healing for thousands of people. With over 5000 hours of training, a masters degree in Traditional Oriental medicine and a strong background in treating a variety of pain conditions is a valuable addition to our team at IPM. She teaches wellness classes at a variety of locations and treats patients in San Ramon and Fremont.
Amynta graduated from the Wright Institute in Clinical Psychology and provides psychotherapy and teaching skills for coping with chronic pain.
Christina Keys, PhD, is a Psychology Fellow working under the supervision of Dr. Shannon Hagan. Dr. Keys received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She completed her internship at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and received specialized training in psychodynamic theory. Over the past eight years of providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults, Dr. Keys strives to provide her patients a warm place to reflect and process. She has a keen interest in helping patients realize the profound meaning of changing how they experience the world and finding peace in the midst of their difficulties. Dr. Keys specializes in working with individuals with severe and persistent forms of mental illness and the importance of mindbody connection, especially for women. She uses a depth-oriented approach to help patients address long-standing, problematic patterns as well as Dialectical Behavioral Theory (DBT) techniques for patients to find tangible ways to manage symptoms.
Dr. Katherine Brousseau received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco State University in 2019. Upon graduating she entered a specialized training program in the art and science of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, California. During her time at Kaiser she gained advanced skills in movement analysis and hands-on treatments for patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and multiple orthopedic trauma. Katherine has a love for movement, healing, self-empowerment, and a thirst for knowledge that keeps her connected and committed to the people she works with. She has extensive experience in exercise instruction, and has been an A.C.E. certified Group Fitness Instructor since 2012, and Personal Trainer since 2016. Her background in dance, martial arts, running, and yoga complements her skills in designing exercise programs that help people develop their own enthusiasm for therapeutic movement.
Lisa Cung has worked as a nurse practitioner in pain management since 2014. She has a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from Samuel Merritt University as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Shannon Hagan, PsyD. is a Licensed Psychologist and Director of the Department of Behavioral Medicine for the Integrated Pain Management in Fairfield and San Leandro locations, where she has worked since 2014. In her current role, she is acting director of both Functional Restoration Programs and Psychological Services for San Leandro and Fairfield locations. Dr. Hagan received her undergraduate from UC Irvine and went on to complete her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Psychology (CIIS). She completed her postdoctoral psychology internships at California College of the Arts as well as the Psychological Services Center at CIIS. Dr. Hagan has experience working with adults with chronic pain as well as those struggling with issues related to creativity and spirituality. She completed her dissertation on the intersection between Buddhism and Psychotherapy. She currently utilizes a predominantly psychodynamic approach in her clinical work.