Janice Singles, PsyD, is a Distinguished Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. She competed her graduate training in clinical psychology at the Virginia Consortium (Eastern Virginia Medical School, College of William and Mary, Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University). Interning at the University of Virginia Hospital, she became passionate about health psychology, pain management and mind-body skills. Since 2006, Dr. Singles has supervised health psychologists in spine, pain clinic, as well as areas of preventive cardiac, gastroenterology and sports medicine. She provides didactic training to interns, residents, faculty, staff, and professional organizations. With over 25 years of experience in health psychology, Dr. Singles presents regularly to patient groups on a variety of topics, as well as developing programming for integrative medicine public and staff retreats.
Dr. Singles is certified in both Clinical Hypnosis from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) and in Biofeedback from the Association for the Advancement in Applied Physiology (AAPB). Her clinical interests include providing services to patients with a variety of health problems including pain, headaches, IBS and other GI conditions, hypertension, nausea, TMJ and insomnia. Areas of expertise include developing coping skills for managing chronic health conditions, hypnosis, biofeedback, EMDR and trauma interventions, cognitive-behavioral applications to health, meditation, anxiety and stress management, group interventions for health enhancement, and shared medical appointments. Grant awards have included the development of the pilot Interdisciplinary Neck Pain Program, and the Shared Medical Appointment for Chronic Back Pain. In a mindfulness meditation research grant project, she co-led the interventions, as well as revised the manual for use with a chronic pain population.