Te Pou, New Zealand’s National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development, is actively working to provide information for a national certificate for Health Improvement Practitioners (HIPs) (aka Behavioral Health Consultants). At some point in the near future, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA; Māori: Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa) may administer educational assessment and qualifications for HIPs. […]
The very first on-line FACT course, Focused ACT for Brief Interventions, opened for enrollment through Praxis Continuing Education and Training on February 17, 2021. Patti Robinson and Kirk Strosahl developed this course to help clinician learn therapy Focused ACT, a system created to empower clinicians to make the most of every minute and catalyze transformational […]
Nicola Silberleitner and Anneli Farnsworth von Cedarwald, along with Patti Robinson, published the first book on integrated primary care in Swedish. Dr. Robinson expresses gratitude: I am honored by the opportunity to collaborate with Anneli and Nicola, both pioneers in Primary Care Behavioral Health. And I agree completely with the prediction of our colleague, Thomas […]
MCG Associates, Drs. Oyemaja, Robinson, Beachy and Bauman along with other colleagues presented the webinar, Behavioral health in primary care workflows: Adjusting care delivery during the COVID19 pandemic. This webinar can be accessed below and on YouTube!
Dr. Bauman was interviewed by The National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health (NCIBH) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on integrated behavioral health. Follow the link below to read this informative and highly useful article! https://www.ncibh.org/news-and-events/integrating-opioid-use-disorder-treatment-into-health-workforce-training/an-interview-with-david-bauman-psydon-ibh-during-the-covid-19-pandemic
Associates of MCG, Drs. Bauman and Beachy were named to the Yakima Herald’s 39 under 39 According to the Herald, it’s an opportunity to celebrate the “good news” that’s going on in the Yakima Valley. They further explain,”39 under 39 profiles based on six categories: arts and culture, business, education, health care, nonprofits and advocacy, […]
Dr. Patti Robinson’s on her way to Wellington, New Zealand and she’ll be training there for the next 6 weeks! She loves working with Te Pou, their workforce development service. Prior to this training, Mountainview Consulting had trained 30 Health Improvement Practitioners (HIPs; NZ’s name for “Behavioral Health Consultants or BHCs”) and 6 Health Improvement […]
Dr. Patricia Robinson was presented with the “Outstanding Contributions to the PCBH Model Award” at the 2017 Collaborative Family Health Care Association’s Annual Conference in Houston, TX. #MCG’s associates, Drs. Bridget Beachy and David Bauman had the honor of introducing Dr. Robinson with this special acknowledgement.
Forget everything you thought you knew about depression. Drs. Strosahl and Robinson’s recent book, The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Through Depression and Create a Life Worth Living, Second Edition, offers a different (inspiring) lens on how to view depression. In a recent interview, Dr. Strosahl urges […]