Dr. Marilyn Hill: Psychologist, Arthritis Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital.
Education: Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1996.
Clinical Interests: Cognitive behavioral therapy (individual and group), health psychology, multidisciplinary treatment approaches for chronic pain patients, assessment and treatment of depression associated with chronic illness, treatment adherence and relapse prevention.
Research Interests: Multidisciplinary treatment of chronic pain, variables predicting treatment outcome/adherence, efficacy of web-based follow-up treatment outcome, stereotypes regarding individuals with chronic pain and illness, assessment of pain severity (infant procedural pain, adult chronic pain) using facial expression analysis, differentiation of genuine/deceptive pain displays.
Services Provided/Type of Internship/Practicum Offered: Outpatient multidisciplinary treatment groups for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and fibromayalgia patients, depression treatment groups for patients with rheumatological conditions, sessions on stress management, relaxation training, electromyography biofeedback (portable units and software - driven equipment), assertive communication.
Affiliations: Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology, UWO; Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute