Working in conjunction with your health care provider to create the most effective treatment for your individual needs.
The Health Psychologist at Pullman Regional Hospital specializes in the psychological and behavioral aspects of one's physical and mental health. As people suffer from a variety of acute and chronic conditions, they may also suffer from difficulties in coping with the disability or they may have behaviors that prolong or delay recovery.
Types of problems typically addressed by a Health Psychologist include:
- Chronic Pain
- Smoking Cessation
- Anxiety and Depression
- Adjustment to Chronic Illness
- Stress Management
- Sleep Difficulties
- Postpartum Depression
- Lifestyle Changes in Health
- Psychological Factors Affecting a Medical Condition
To make an appointment, contact Care Coordination: (509) 336-7466 or 835 SE Bishop Blvd., Pullman WA 99163, located in Specialty Clinics.
Clinical Health Psychologist
Education: Doctorate in Psychology, Washington State University, 1999; MS Psychology, Washington State University, 1995; BSc Psychology, Washington State University, 1992; Member of Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy
Special Interests: Interaction of physical and mental health
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Education: MSW in Social Work from Boise State University, 2006 Post-graduate clinical supervision at community mental health clinic in Garden City, Idaho