Health Psychology Services

Health Psychology is the application of psychological principles to a broad array of health-related problems.  A great deal of research and clinical experience have demonstrated that biology, behavior and social context influence health and illness and that effective treatment for many health-related problems requires that each of these factors is addressed.

APS has expertise in applying the principles of Health Psychology to a wide range of problems, disorders and health issues including:

  • Headache, fibromyalgia, and other chronic pain conditions
  • Stress-related conditions
  • Substance abuse, including tobacco, alcohol and other drugs
  • Health anxiety and excessive worry about physical symptoms
  • Eating disorders, including binge eating, bulimia and anorexia
  • Adjustment to chronic illness, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes
  • Weight management and dietary change
  • Exercise adherence
  • Insomnia

Psychologists at APS will evaluate each of the relevant factors influencing your specific problem and devise a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your goals.