Meet Bridget Beachy, PsyD
Director of Behavioral Health
Bridget Beachy, PsyD
Dr. Beachy is CWFMR’s Director of Behavioral Health. Bridget loves “CHCW’s innovative spirit and dedication to bringing patients the very best healthcare possible.”
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Geneva College; Beaver Falls, PA (2007), Master of Arts, Mental Health Counseling, Geneva College (2009)
Doctorate of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute; Springfield, MO (2014)
Professional Organizations / Affiliations:
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
American Psychological Association, Division 38, Health Psychology
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)
Director of Behavioral Health at CHCW – taking cutting edge BHC services to all CHCW sites
Author of several book chapters on providing BHC services in medical centers
Presenting at local, national, and world conferences on BHC services
Special professional interests:
Management of chronic health conditions (DM, HTN, Chronic Pain); Promoting behavior change for more healthy living – promoting exercise and eating for health; Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (3rd wave CBT) in primary care and other medical settings; Addressing medical provider burn out and promoting health for medical providers; Training residents on contextual approaches to patient care
My husband and I love watching and playing sports of all kinds, especially basketball, football, tennis, and softball. I played my four years of college basketball and 2 years of college softball while at Geneva College (outside of Pittsburgh, PA). Grew up in Youngstown, OH. Completed psychology graduate school in Missouri. Lived in the PNW since 2013.
Length of time with CWFM:
Since August, 2014
Length of time in the medical field:
My husband, and a very loved bearded dragon named MJ.
Why do you want to work for CWFMR:
I enjoy working at CWFMR because of the opportunity to help support and train medical residents in psychosocial medicine!