Programs & Specialties
Behavioral Health Counseling
In order to create a more systematic approach to meet the complex needs of our patients and their families, TIRR Memorial Hermann provides Behavioral Health Counseling Services.
The behavioral health counselor works side-by-side with TIRR Memorial Hermann's affiliated physicians in cases where good healthcare involves addressing not only the patient's physical health, but also the patient's habits, behaviors and emotions. When physicians are concerned that any of these things, alone or in combination, are impacting health or functioning, they call the behavioral health counselor as a consultant.
The addition of behavioral health counseling services to our capabilities offers several advantages:
The primary goals of a behavioral health counselor are: