Shilagh A. Mirgain, PhD
Rehabilitation
Clinical Specialties

Dr. Mirgain's clinical interests include individual and couples psychotherapy with patients with mood, anxiety disorders and adjustment issues, sports psychology and peak performance training, pre-surgical psychological evaluations, and individual and group treatment of patients with a variety of health problems including pain, headaches, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes, IBS, hypertension, TMJ and insomnia.

Dr. Mirgain's clinical interventions include cognitive-behavioral approaches to management of health and secondary psychological issues, biofeedback, hypnosis, guided imagery, relaxation training and mindfulness cognitive therapy for stress reduction.

Professional Activities
  • Faculty, Annual Comprehensive Pain Board Review Symposium
  • Faculty, Pain and Musculoskeletal Fellowship Program
  • Faculty, Bi-Annual Preventative Cardiology Symposium
  • Treasurer of Biofeedback Society of Wisconsin
Research Interests

Dr. Mirgain's research interests are broadly defined within the field of behavioral medicine.

Education
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Stanford University - Department of Psychiatry, Behavior
    Medicine Clinic, Stanford, CA, 2004-2005
  • Internship
    University of Wisconsin, Madison,WI, 2003-2004
  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 1995
Certifications
  • Licensed Psychologist, Wisconsin
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Locations

Pain Management Clinic

Phone: (608) 263-9550

Research Park Clinic - Psychology

Phone: (608) 263-9638

UW Health at The American Center

Phone: (608) 440-6566

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