About Jessica Payne-Murphy
Dr. Jessica Payne-Murphy is Director of the Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions. Before joining the faculty team, she completed her postdoctoral fellowship and internship in clinical health psychology at UF. She received her doctorate in clinical health psychology at the University of Colorado Denver and her bachelor’s degree from Smith College in 1999. Her prior work includes neuropsychological assessment for older adults with mild cognitive impairment/dementias and working with patients with chronic pain, mood and somatization disorders.
Board Certified in Clinical Health PsychologyAmerican Board of Professional Psychology
- Sleep Medicine
- Sleep disorders
- Sleeping difficulty
Cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia in adults and children. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness-based therapies for chronic pain. Dr. Payne-Murphy is clinical faculty and does not accept graduate students as part of a research lab.