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This text is the `missing behavioral link' for the family physician. It is both The 5-Minute Consultant and a valuable reference text all wrapped up in one. I will use it often and heartily recommend it to colleagues who want to provide better care.
--Thomas McKnight, MD, MPH, AFR, Col., Family Medicine Clinic, Hurlburt Field, FL
The authors have provided an extraordinary set of resources for behavioral health professionals working in primary care. They offer a useful conceptual framework to guide practice as well as a toolbox replete with sample transcripts, checklists, and patient handouts.
--Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP, Executive Director, Education Directorate, American Psychological Association; coauthor of Clinical Health Psychology in Medical Settings: A Practitioner's Guidebook, Second Edition
This book describes and embodies the best of behavioral health consultant practice. It is focused, economical, practical, and capable of making a crucial difference. It gives the reader a plethora of useful tools and careful instructions on how to use them. It is grounded in evidence and built on experience. I think its usefulness will keep growing as behavioral health practice in primary care grows beyond co-located separate services into an integrated approach that is as undifferentiated as the needs of the patients we serve.
--Alexander Blount, EdD, Director of Behavioral Science, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worster
This timely volume is important for all administrators, psychologists, and physicians who focus on the reality that there is no effective primary health care without the integration of medicine and psychology. The authors have gone through the trials, tribulations, and successes of generating behavioral health and medicine collaboration. Through this volume they share the insight and knowledge gained from their initiatives.
--Rodger Kessler, PhD, ABPP, Berlin Family Health, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Montpelier, VT
This is an excellent road map for integration of primary care and behavioral health.Published 12 days ago by Mike C
Its a good resource, what else can I say? Don't read it in one sitting. Look at the table of contents and pick and choose as needed.Published 11 months ago by ROBIN S.
It seems ok. Beneficial in passing my exams and it should be noted that it is understandable. Thanks to the authors for writing the informative text.Published 17 months ago by ECC
This book was what I needed for my work. It is informative and gives step by step process. I am very satisfied with this purchase.Published 19 months ago by R Munson