Behavioral Health Consultation and Primary Care: Lessons Learned

  title={Behavioral Health Consultation and Primary Care: Lessons Learned},
  author={Patricia Robinson and Kirk D. Strosahl},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
This article provides an overview of 20 years of professional experiences with developing and implementing a model for integrating behavioral health services into primary care. The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model is designed to provide immediate access to behavioral care for a large number of primary care patients by positioning a behavioral health consultant in the exam room area to function as a core member of the primary care team. In an initial era of discovery, the authors were… CONTINUE READING