Amanda Wakefield, Psy.D., HSPP, Clinical Psychologist

Amanda Wakefield, Psy.D., HSPP is a licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Pain Management in Indiana. She specializes in pain management psychology and psycho-oncology. Dr. Wakefield provides psychotherapy and evaluations to help patients maximize pain treatments and better cope with chronic pain. She also treats co-occurring psychological conditions and helps individuals cope with other medical conditions that may be present in addition to pain.

Learn More About Dr. Amanda Wakefield

Dr. Amanda Wakefield has worked in a variety of medical and mental health settings including interdisciplinary pain clinics, primary care clinics, private practice, and veteran’s hospitals. She specializes in working with individuals who have chronic pain, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Dr. Wakefield offers a variety of evidence-based psychological treatments to improve pain coping and quality of life for people living with pain. Additional specialty areas include psychotherapy for cancer-related distress and management of side effects, health behavior change, adjustment to disability, diabetes management, end of life issues, and working with veterans on the unique challenges that come with having served our country. Dr. Amanda Wakefield is a LGBTQIA+ friendly provider.

EDUCATION

Transylvania University – Lexington, Kentucky
Bachelor of Art, Cum Laude
Major: Psychology

University of Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana
Master of Arts in Psychology

University of Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Concentrations: Health Psychology and Adult/Geriatric Psychology

Internship
Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center – Indianapolis, Indiana
Concentration: Health Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship
James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital – Tampa, Florida
Concentrations: Pain Psychology and Psycho-oncology

Licensure
State of Indiana

Professional Memberships
American Psychological Association (Division 38: Society for Health Psychology)
American Pain Society

 

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