What is Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology?
When was the last time you thought about how your emotional health may influence your medical health? We often hear the term “mind-body connection” but what does it really mean from a psychological perspective?
Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology are rapidly growing psychological specialties which focus on providing crucial support, tools, and resources for those struggling with health-related concerns. It is important to recognize the emotional impact of chronic illness or a new or unexpected medical diagnosis, and numerous medical conditions can be impacted or exacerbated by emotional factors and lifestyle choices. As we’ve all experienced, incorporating new healthy habits into our daily routines and sticking with them is often more challenging than it may seem. Commonwealth Psychology Associates’ health psychologists work with clients to:
Some medical conditions that often respond well to health psychology services include:
We believe that emotional and behavioral health is an integral part of overall wellness and hope you’ll view CPA as a resource to help you achieve optimal health. If you’re interested in working with one of our health psychologists in Boston or Newton, please call us at (617) 259-1895 or fill out a quick form here.
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