Dr. Anya Griffin is a pediatric psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain, and Perioperative Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is the clinical director of the Stanford Children’s Health Pediatric Rehabilitation Program (PReP), an intensive pain management program for pediatric chronic pain involving an interdisciplinary treatment team of occupational therapists, physical therapists, pain medicine providers, and pain psychologists. She has trained and worked in the field of pediatric psychology primarily with children and adolescents diagnosed with chronic pain, Sickle Cell Disease, and cancer. Dr. Griffin’s research interests include pediatric chronic pain, mind-body interventions for pediatric pain management, oncology, sickle cell disease, and improving the process of transition from pediatric to adult care. She is also a board certified Dance/Movement Therapist and completed her training at UCLA. She was awarded a grant in 2015 from the Stanford Medicine and Muse for her project “Capturing Pain: Photographic storytelling of youth with chronic pain.”

Anya’s creative healing: dance movement therapy and art journaling