Ward J. McFarland Jr., M.D.
Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
Yale College, New Haven, CT
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Dr. McFarland received his B.S. from Yale College and his M.D. from the Yale School of Medicine. He was in private practice in the New Haven area for many years specializing in the management of chronic pain and stress-related disorders using a combination of cognitive and behavior therapies with medication.
He was the founder of the Biofeedback Center of New Haven and pioneered in the practical application of biofeedback and relaxation training to the management of chronic headaches.
He remains very interested in the interaction of pain, anxiety, and depression and retraining the body’s responses to pain and stress using neuromuscular re-education and behavioral techniques.