Medical Family Therapy

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

Eligibility:

  • Chickasaw citizen or Native American
  • Patient of the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health

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.

Service Area

Both

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


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Locations

Ardmore Health Clinic

2510 Chickasaw Dr.

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

Last Updated: 07/27/2016