We offer the following consultation services:

In-service training for medical providers and other clinic staff on:

  • Screening and management of mental health problems in medical patients
  • Assessment and management of behavioral health factors contributing to medical conditions
  • Implementing stress management techniques into medical practice
  • Integration of behavioral medicine techniques (e.g., relaxation, biofeedback, medical hypnosis) into medical practice
  • Motivational enhancement to increase treatment adherence
  • Psychopharmacology consultation
  • Provider cultural competence training and increasing cultural-sensitivity in the implementation of medical interventions
  • Stress management and self-care for medical providers and other clinic staff

Needs Assessment and Program Development for:

  • Integration of behavioral health / behavioral medicine services into primary care practice
  • Integration of behavioral health / behavioral medicine services into medical specialties

Organizational (worksite) consultation:

  • Stress management workshops
  • Application of behavioral medicine techniques into the workplace
  • Educational workshops on mind-body health

BBM’s staff has expertise in the integration of medical and behavioral health services. Dr. Laria is the founder and director of the Behavioral Medicine Services at the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center in Allston and Waltham, MA. Dr. Larsson is the former assistant director of the Behavioral Medicine Program in the Internal Medicine Department at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Boston, MA.

For more information or to discuss a potential consulting project please contact us.

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