Michelle P. Toigo
PhD

  • Health Psychology

About

Dr. Michelle Toigo earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She completed herpredoctoral internship in Clinical Psychology from VA. St Louis Health CareSystem. Her postdoctoralfellowship in Health Psychology took place at the University of WisconsinHospital and Clinics where she provided Consultation Liaison services to patients on the medical and surgical inpatient units and outpatient services to
the Weight Management Clinic. Primary areas of experience for Michelle are acute and chronic pain, brain injury, and rehabilitation following trauma. Her clinical interests include maximizing quality of life in the context of chronic and acute medical stressors, cross-racial rapport building between providers and patients, and approaching patients from a strengths-based, holistic framework. She utilizes a variety of evidence-based interventions including primarily Acceptance-Based Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based interventions, and Solutions-Focused Therapy. She believes wholeheartedly in the internal resilience of patients and is passionate about partnering with patients to use their strengths and resources in the context of acute and medical stressors.



University affiliation
  • Department of Psychiatry

Practice locations

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  • Digestive Health Center - Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
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Education & credentials

Education
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI