Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Shilagh A. Mirgain, PhD

  • Health Psychology
  • Pain Management

About

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, Preventive Cardiology and Performing Arts Medicine programs.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Psychiatry

Practice locations

  • 1102 S Park St ClinicPain Management
    • 1102 S. Park Street, 3rd Floor / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-9550
    • Closed now
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  • Research Park ClinicHealth Psychology Clinic
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-9638
    • Closed now
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  • Research Park ClinicSports Psychology Clinic
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-9638
    • Closed now
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  • East Madison HospitalSport Psychology Clinic
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 440-6566
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Fellowships
  • Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Internships
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Health Psychology (Orthopedic Surgery)
  • Performing Arts Medicine - Integrative Health
  • Sports Performance Specialists

Research and publications

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