Jo Ann Brockway, Ph.D.

Jo Ann Brockway, Ph.D.

Dr. Brockway is a clinical psychologist and UW clinical professor emeritus in the Division of Clinical and Neuropsychology of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She completed her doctorate in psychology at the University of Iowa and her clinical internship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She has been on the family in Rehabilitation Medicine since 1975.

Clincial Interests

While Dr. Brockway is no longer engaged in clinical practice, she has previously worked with patients in both inpatient rehabilitation units and outpatient rehabilitation clinics, as well as in an occupational medicine clinic. She believes in meeting each person, patient or family member, where they are, and collaboratively developing a treatment plan to help each individual achieve the goals most meaningful to them.

Research Interests

Dr. Brockway is involved in clinical research evaluating problem-solving training as a way of management of post-concussive symptoms sustained during military deployment and strategies for anger management intervention after traumatic brain injury. She has previously participated in research evaluating problem-solving interventions for both patients and family adjustment after brain injury.

Personal Interests

Activities with family, travel, genealogy, strength training


Problem-solving training, anger management, emotional well-being after onset of physical disability

Selected Publications