Get To Know Our BHC team
David Bauman, PsyD
Integration of behavioral health into primary care and family medicine clinics.
- Applying contextual behavioral approaches to chronic conditions routinely seen in primary care
- Training residents in psychosocial medicine and practical contextual approaches
- Completing practice-based research to improve the evidence base for community medicine
- Advocating for family medicine and the primary care behavioral health model
Bridget Beachy, PsyD, Director of Behavioral Health
What drew you to Primary Care: Fast-paced, team-oriented atmosphere; Increased access for patients
What keeps you at CHCW? CHCW’s innovative spirit and dedication to bringing patients the very best healthcare possible
Research Interest: Assessing the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model; effectiveness of brief interventions
Ruth Olmer, PsyD, LMFT
What drew you to Primary Care: The fast pace and variety of work. I have my regular clinic duties, which are varied in terms of presenting problems, population, individual, group, testing, etc. Then there are the extras that I can tailor to my interests, such as supervising interns, developing employee wellness events, etc.
Research Interest: Neuropsychological assessment with diverse populations and wellness initiatives in combating employee burnout and turn-over
Arissa Walberg, PhD, MS
Philosophy of Care: I partner with patients to help identify the biological, psychological and social issues that are negatively impacting their health. I then provide practical, hands-on ways to improve patient health and quality of life. Medical Interests: Integrating behavioral health into medical settings. Training current and future medical and behavioral health providers in integrated behavioral health Stress