Jessica Payne-Murphy

Jessica Payne-Murphy, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Assistant Faculty

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 265-0294
Business Email:

About Jessica Payne-Murphy

Dr. Jessica Payne-Murphy is the 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.


Hugh C. Davis Award for Excellence in Clinical Supervision
2017 · University of Florida Health Sciences Center

Clinical Profile

  • Psychology
  • Sleep Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sleeping difficulty

Research Profile

Cognitive behavior therapy for insomia 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.


Fibromyalgia and Related Conditions.
In Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain . 275-305
Revisiting Chronic Pain Patient Profiling: An Acceptance-based Approach in an Online Sample.
Clinical psychology & psychotherapy. 22(3):240-8 [DOI] 10.1002/cpp.1886. [PMID] 24500978.
Mental health treatment in the primary care setting: patterns and pathways.
Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare. 32(2):157-66 [DOI] 10.1037/fsh0000036. [PMID] 24773273.
Outlining the scope of behavioral health practice in integrated primary care: dispelling the myth of the one-trick mental health pony.
Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare. 32(3):338-43 [DOI] 10.1037/fsh0000070. [PMID] 25020071.
Primary care, behavioral health, provider colocation, and rurality.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 27(3):367-74 [DOI] 10.3122/jabfm.2014.03.130260. [PMID] 24808115.
Trajectory of mild cognitive impairment onset.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 14(2):192-8 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617708080375. [PMID] 18282317.


Board Certification in Clinical Health Psychology
2020 · American Board of Professional Psychology
Ph.D. – Clinical Health Psychology
2015 · University of Colorado, Denver
M.A. – Clinical Psychology
2012 · University of Colorado, Denver

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
CLP6946 Advanced Practicum in Applied Medical Psychology
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention

Contact Details

(352) 265-0294