Get To Know Our BHC team

David Bauman, PsyD

Medical Interests:

 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