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Dr. Mirgain's clinical interests include individual and couples psychotherapy with patients with mood, anxiety disorders and adjustment issues, sport 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.

 

In addition to her work with UW Health Pain Management and Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Dr. Mirgain also see patients in our Health Psychology, Sport Psychology, Integrative Medicine, Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care, and Preventive Cardiology programs.

 

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Specialties

Health Psychology

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Pain Management

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

UW Health Clinics

Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-9638 | Map
East Clinic
(608) 263-9550 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-9638 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Psychiatry

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Programs & Conditions

Research

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


Publications

Mirgain, S.A., Cordova, J.V. (2007) Emotion skills and marital health: The association between observed and self-reported emotion skills, intimacy, and marital satisfaction. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26 (9), 983-1009.

Cordova, J. V., Scott, R. L., Dorian, M., Mirgain, S., Yaeger, D., & Groot, A. (2005). The marriage checkup: A motivational interviewing approach to the promotion of marital health with couples at-risk for relationship deterioration. Behavior Therapy, 36, 301-310.

Cordova, J. V., & Mirgain, S. A. (2004). Social problem solving training with couples. Invited book chapter to appear in Chang, E. C., D’Zurilla, T. J., & Sanna, L. J. (Eds.), Social problem solving: Theory, research, and training. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.