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Medical Family Therapy


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Medical family therapy is a unique approach to overall health that addresses the biological, psychological, social and spiritual health of patients and their families in a medical setting. Medical family therapists provide patients with an opportunity to connect to resources that may aid in improving overall quality of life. The medical family therapist is part of the care team, which also includes medical providers, nursing staff and case managers.

Concerns that can be discussed with the medical family therapist include:

  • Weight
  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure
  • Chronic pain
  • Nutrition management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Life adjustment issues
  • Self-care
  • Medications compliance
  • Coping with stress
  • Family planning
  • Grief
  • Diagnosis education and information
  • Resource information (inside and outside of the Chickasaw Nation)
  • Exercise programs

You Provide

  • CDIB card
  • Driver’s license
  • Citizenship card


  • Chickasaw citizen or member of a federally recognized tribe

Other Information

Medical family therapists are part of a treatment team in the healthcare setting. This team practices integrated care. Integrated care means the goal is to treat the overall health and well-being of the patient. The care team practicing integrated care may include the medical provider, nursing staff, case managers, psychiatrists, pharmacists and medical family therapists. These professionals work together to assist patients in reaching their physical and mental health goals.

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Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries


Ardmore Health Clinic
2510 Chickasaw Blvd.
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

(580) 226-8181

Chickasaw Nation Medical Center
1921 Stonecipher Blvd.
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-3980

Purcell Health Clinic
1438 Hardcastle Blvd.
Purcell, Oklahoma 73080

(405) 527-4700

Tishomingo Health Clinic
817 E. 6th St.
Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

(580) 371-2361