Bev is a clinical physiotherapist and teacher in the fields of chronic pain and healthcare communication. She is a founder and director of the non-profit organisation Train Pain Academy NPO, formed to provide collaborative pain education and skills-training to healthcare professionals managing acute and chronic pain in normal clinical practice.
She obtained her MSc Medicine in Pain Management through Sydney University in 2007 and has additional qualifications in Healthcare Communication and Motivational Interviewing. She is the national representative for South Africa and is on the Advisory Committee of EACH (The International Association for Communication in Healthcare).
She is passionate about helping healthcare professionals learn skills to form strong therapeutic relationships with their patients that will enable them to change and live a life they find meaningful.