Behavioral Medicine focuses on the treatment of chronic medical problems that have been unresponsive to usual internal medicine interventions. Illnesses requiring this type of intervention include:
The initial evaluation involves a review of the patient's prior medical management, physical symptoms, factors that may have increased or decreased the frequency of symptomatology and then matching the patient's current symptoms with the most appropriate behavioral treatment (the treatment plan is outlined during the final hour of the assessment).
Treatment is specific to reducing the frequency of the patient's physical symptoms and usually lasts eight sessions over a 1-year period. A variety of treatment interventions are used and may include:
Please contact our office at 404-872-7292 for the cost of the initial two-hour clinical interview and one-hour therapy sessions.
Only complete these forms if instructed by your physician.New Patient Packet
|Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta - Gene G. Abel, MD, Medical Director|
|1401 Peachtree Street, Suite 140 | Atlanta, GA 30309 | Phone 404-872-7929 | Fax: 404-872-2588 |