Get to know our Featured Providers

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




Maria Verduzco, MD

Medical School:

University of Washington School of Medicine

Philosophy of Care:

Bridging the gap between underserved monolingual Spanish patients and their providers to ultimately lead to healthier families.




Courtney Shockley, MD

Experience: Dr. Shockley worked 1 year in Pediatric Urgent Care at Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma Emergency Department. She also worked 3.5 years at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Wapato, WA, taking calls at Toppenish Hospital for newborns and pediatric admissions.

What keeps you at CHCW? “I love to work with families as a whole, that means integrating behavioral health and social assistance with traditional medicine. I also love to teach!”                               

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