Gregory P. Beehler, PhD, MA

Dr. Gregory Beehler is a licensed psychologist and Associate Director for Research at the VA Center for Integrated Healthcare. He is also an Research Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo. His research and evaluation efforts focus on advancing integrated primary care by promoting high fidelity clinical practices and examining the role of teamwork among interdisciplinary teams.  He is the developer of the recently revised and expanded Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider Adherence Questionnaire (version 2.0), a validated measure of integrated care provider fidelity. His work also addresses the role of integrated care services in promoting recovery from chronic pain. He is conducting a VA-funded clinical trial assessing the effectiveness of Brief Cognitive Behavioral for Chronic Pain (Beehler, et a., 2021), a non-pharmacological intervention designed for delivery by integrated care providers. With a background in medical anthropology, he has led or contributed to numerous qualitative studies focused on barriers and facilitators of PTSD treatment, exploring wellness needs of Veteran cancer survivors, and understanding Veterans’ perspectives regarding the long-term impact of traumatic brain injury.

Anthony LeonGregory P. Beehler, PhD, MA

Christopher L. Hunter, PhD, ABPP

Christopher L. Hunter graduated from the University of Memphis with his Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a specialization in behavioral medicine. He is board certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and works for the Defense Health Agency as the Program Director of Behavioral Health in Primary Care. As the DoD lead for the last 13 years, he has worked to develop policy, secure funding, and oversee the rollout of primary care behavioral health services for Military Health System patients.

He has extensive experience developing integrated primary care behavioral health services as well as training individuals to work in primary care settings treating common mental health conditions (e.g., depression), health behavior problems (e.g. tobacco use, obesity) and chronic medical conditions (e.g., diabetes, chronic pain). He is a previous Chair for the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s integrated primary care special interest group and is a previous board member of the Collaborative Family Health Care Association. He is also the lead author on the 2017 book, Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Step-by-Step Guidance for Assessment and Intervention, 2nd Edition, coauthor on the 2016 book, Integrating Behavioral Health Into the Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide and a co-editor on the 2014 Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings: Evidence-based Assessment and Intervention.

Anthony LeonChristopher L. Hunter, PhD, ABPP

Deepu George, PhD, LMFT

Deepu George is an Associate Professor in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine and serves as the Director of Integrated Behavioral Health. In addition to providing direct services as a Behavioral Health Consultant, Deepu focuses on advancing PCBH model in his current institution and workforce development of the next generation of professionals in primary care. His work in medical education focuses on training Family Medicine residents in clinical and operational aspects of the PCBH model through a longitudinal curriculum over three years. He also conceptualized and leads a multi-disciplinary, university wide partnership between health profession and mental health departments titled Primary Care Behavioral Health Partnerships Advancing and Transforming Health Sciences (PCBH PATHS). He is a contributing member of the Integrated Care Podcast from Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA), a PCBH trainer / consultant with NCR Behavioral Health with Dr. Kent Corso and an associate of Mountainview Consulting Group with Dr. Patti Robinson and team.

Anthony LeonDeepu George, PhD, LMFT

Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, MS, ABPP

Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, MS, ABPP is a Board-Certified Clinical Health Psychologist and a Board-Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. She is the Director of Behavioral Health Education in the Family Medicine Residency and an Associate Professor with the Department of Family & Community Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. She also has a cross appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and serves as the Primary Care Track Coordinator for the Psychology Internship Program.

Dr. Ogbeide serves as a consultant for the Integrated Health Care Initiative of Mental Health America of Greater Houston, which focuses on engaging and increasing the delivery of integrated health services in Greater Houston and throughout the state of Texas. She is the 2018 recipient of the Wingspread Honoree Award through the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA), the 2019 recipient of the Association for Psychologists in Academic Health Centers’ Early Career Psychologist Contributions Award, the 2019 recipient of the Integrated Care Champion Award of the Missouri Psychological Association, and the 2020 recipient of the Excellence in Clinical Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional Award through the Society for Health Psychology (Div. 38 – APA). She currently serves on the board of directors for Collaborative Family Healthcare Association as well. Dr. Ogbeide has published in integrated primary care and behavioral medicine, has over 120 conference presentations, and teaches doctoral courses in behavioral medicine and integrated primary care behavioral health at Our Lady of the Lake University (San Antonio, Texas) and graduate-level courses at the University of Texas San Antonio. Dr. Ogbeide’s professional areas of interest include: The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) consultation model, behavioral medicine/health psychology, faculty development and mentorship, and primary care workforce development. Dr. Ogbeide’s work has been featured on Texas Public Radio, in the San Antonio Express-News, and in other new media outlets.

Anthony LeonStacy Ogbeide, PsyD, MS, ABPP

David Bauman, PsyD

David Bauman, PsyD is a licensed psychologist and principal member of Beachy Bauman Consulting. Dr. Bauman regularly consults with health systems around the globe regarding the integration of behavioral health into primary care, as well as helping providers and systems provide contextual and compassionate healthcare. He also serves as the Behavioral Health Education Director at Community Health of Central Washington, where he oversees a variety of behavioral health training programs (i.e., predoctoral psychology internship, post-doctoral psychology fellowship, and psychosocial medicine curriculum within the family medicine residency). He currently serves as the Region Training Director of the National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC)-Cascades Region psychology internship. Lastly, Dr. Bauman works as a Behavioral Health Consultant at Central Washington Family Medicine.

Anthony LeonDavid Bauman, PsyD

Bridget Beachy, PsyD

Bridget Beachy, PsyD, a licensed psychologist, is dedicated to the integration of BHC services into medical settings. Dr. Beachy is currently the Co-Principal at Beachy Bauman Consulting, PLLC as we all as the Director of Behavioral Health at Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW; FQHC in Washington state), where she practices as a BHC and enjoys delivering clinical services to patients of all ages. Dr. Beachy has experience training interdisciplinary professionals (e.g., BHCs, medical providers, nurses, senior leadership, directors, etc.) and students in integrated care as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Focused ACT (fACT). She presents internationally, nationally and at the state and local level. Dr. Beachy has a passion for consulting with both organizations and individuals alike regarding the integration of behavioral health services into medical settings.

Anthony LeonBridget Beachy, PsyD

Anne C. Dobmeyer, PhD, ABPP

Anne C. Dobmeyer serves as an active duty clinical health psychologist in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), providing program development, training, and implementation support for integrated primary care behavioral health programs across the Department of Defense. Her primary professional interests include the primary care behavioral health model of integrated services, evidence-based assessment and intervention for insomnia and chronic pain, and disaster mental health services. She has authored the APA Clinical Health Psychology Series’ Psychological Treatment of Medical Patients in Integrated Primary Care (2018) and co-authored Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Step-by-Step Guidance for Assessment and Intervention (2017, 2nd ed).

Anthony LeonAnne C. Dobmeyer, PhD, ABPP

Neftali Serrano, PsyD

Dr. Serrano is the Chief Executive Officer of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting integrated care as the standard of care for all. He has devoted the majority of his career to working with federally qualified health centers (FQHC), starting integrated care programs and consulting with clinics in underserved settings to assist with implementation of primary care behavioral health (PCBH) programs.

Dr. Serrano’s research interests include program development evaluations and outcome studies related to PCBH, particularly in underserved settings. In 2014 Dr. Serrano edited an e-book titled, “The Implementer’s Guide To Primary Care Behavioral Health,” a practice management handbook. One of Dr. Serrano’s most outstanding contributions to the field of psychology has been his passion to teach and train the future PCBH workforce. In 18 years of practice he has trained over 100 students and professionals in the practice of Behavioral Health Consultation in primary care. Dr. Serrano is the father of three children, Emma (16), Sophia (14), & Caleb (12) and the husband of Karen an Emergency Medicine physician.

Anthony LeonNeftali Serrano, PsyD

Kirk D. Strosahl, PhD

Kirk Strosahl PhD is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and specializes in the application of ACT as a brief intervention. He has practiced for 30 years in a variety of brief intervention contexts, including brief therapy clinics and primary care. He has written several professional books on the brief applications of ACT, including “Brief Interventions for Radical Change: Principles and Practice of Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” and “Inside This Moment: Promoting Radical Change in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” (Robinson & Gustavsson, co-authors, 2012, 2015). In 2018, he co-authored (along with Patricia Robinson) the second edition of their best-selling self-help book, “The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Through Depression and Live a Vital Life” (Robinson, co author, 2018). Dr. Strosahl has conducted numerous training workshops around the world; his approach to teaching is clinician oriented and skill based. Because of this, Dr. Strosahl has often been referred to as the “hands of ACT”.

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Kent A. Corso, PsyD, BCBA-D

Kent Corso is a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified behavior analyst. He is an Air Force OEF veteran with almost 20 years of consulting, training and research experience in university, medical and military settings. Dr. Corso holds an adjunct assistant professor position in the Department of Family Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and a consulting position for the Division of Recovery & Resilience, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He has published 50 peer-reviewed papers including some of the earliest primary care behavioral health research. As president of NCR Behavioral Health, Dr. Corso leads an international training and consulting group for healthcare organizations that are integrating behavioral health into their systems. He is the author of Integrating Behavioral Health into the Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide and co-founder of the agile software firm, Xcelerate Innovations, which leverages behavioral sciences and iOS applications to conduct predictive analytics in military, healthcare and other industries.

Anthony LeonKent A. Corso, PsyD, BCBA-D
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