Commonly encountered referral questions include:
- assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression
- pain assessment and management
- capacity for medical decision-making
We also provide follow-up services to patients as needed, such as relaxation training, pain management, and behavioral activation.
We work closely with the family practice and internal medicine teams, including residents and attendings, regarding patient care.
Other responsibilities include completing pre-surgical psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery center at Genesys and providing behavioral medicine lectures within the hospital to various groups of residents and medical students. The psychology fellow works closely with a psychology faculty member, who provides supervision and didactic training covering topics pertinent to psychologists working in inpatient settings.