DPC Pediatricians
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Can You Focus On Behavioral Health In Pediatric DPC?
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Can You Focus On Behavioral Health In Pediatric DPC?

Join Dr. Phil Boucher and Dr. Marina Capella as they explore the critical topic of behavioral health in pediatric care within the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model. This episode dives deep into the evolving role of pediatricians from dealing primarily with acute medical conditions to addressing the growing needs around behavioral health. Dr. Marina shares her innovative approaches, including clinical hypnosis and integrative modalities, that are reshaping how pediatricians provide comprehensive care.

Key Highlights

  • Discussion on the historical shift in pediatric care responsibilities and the increasing focus on behavioral health due to a decrease in acute, life-threatening conditions.

  • Insights into the limitations of traditional fee-for-service models in addressing behavioral health needs, particularly the constraints on time and the impact on quality care.

  • Dr. Marina's personal journey from feeling constrained in a community health setting to embracing the freedom DPC offers, allowing her to implement effective therapeutic interventions.

  • Introduction to clinical hypnosis and other therapeutic techniques used in DPC settings to empower children and families dealing with anxiety, ADHD, and other behavioral health issues.

  • Real-world examples of how extended consultations in DPC facilitate deeper engagement with patients, leading to more personalized and effective care.

  • Exploration of various modalities, including myofascial release and cognitive behavioral therapy, to address complex behavioral health needs.

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This episode underscores the unique opportunities that DPC offers pediatricians to innovate in the field of behavioral health. By stepping away from the rapid pace of traditional models and moving towards more patient-centered care, DPC practitioners are setting new standards for comprehensive pediatric healthcare.

Share this podcast with your colleagues who might be considering a leap into DPC or anyone passionate about innovative healthcare solutions.

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