Includes Brief Intervention and Brief Treatment. Part of an array of primary care services to many clients. The dominant modality is Consultation. Our philosophy of care… many maladaptive behaviors are learned and maintained by various external or internal factors. Many maladaptive behaviors occur as a result of skill deficits. Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) assist with direct behavior change, learning new skills, one of the most powerful forms of motivation. Helping patients replace maladaptive behaviors with adaptive ones.
Providing skill training by using cognitive behavior therapy, psycho-educational, motivational modeling, substance abuse prevention assistance and patient education strategies. Developing specific behavior change plans to fit the fast work pace of the primary care setting.