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Michael Coupland, RPsych, founder of The Ascellus Group, announces his departure from Ascellus

January 26, 2021
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Michael Coupland, RPsych, announced his upcoming departure from Ascellus effective April 30, 2021. He is the founder and network medical director of Integrated Medical Case Solutions (Ascellus), a national network of over 1,500 behavioral health professionals providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain and trauma to the workers’ compensation industry. Michael is an expert in Chronic Pain, PTSD, Functional Evaluation, Causality of Psychological Claims and Symptom Magnification.

Coupland’s exit from an operational role at Ascellus completes a several-year transition plan, including the strategic cultivation of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. 

Ascellus would like to express its unbounded appreciation to Michael for his leadership and ground-breaking contributions. As a significant figure in the workers’ compensation field, Michael’s work will continue through the hands of those he has mentored.

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Ascellus bridges the gap between mental and physical health to accelerate recovery for our nation's workforce. By connecting the workers' compensation industry with our expert behavioral care and evidence-based treatments, we deliver high-quality outcomes, helping injured workers reemerge with increased strength, purpose and resilience in the workplace.