Mary Theisen-Goodvich, PhD

Mary E. Theisen-Goodvich, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Adult Clinical Faculty


Dr. Theisen-Goodvich completed her undergraduate training at The University of Michigan and obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. She completed her internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. She’s been working as a Pain & Rehabilitation Psychologist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for over 20 years, beginning with a postdoctoral fellowship, treating patients with chronic pain and medical illness and disability.

Areas of Practice

  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic medical illness
  • PTSD
  • Biofeedback


Medical School or Training

Wayne State University, Clinical Psychology, 1997


University of Michigan Health System, Pain/Rehabilitation Psychology, 1999

Research Interests

  • Cognitive and emotional dysfunction in patients with chronic pain
  • PTSD
  • Catastrophizing