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PT Elevated | Behavioral Health with Rehab Providers | A.J. Steele

January 27, 2023 • • A.J. Steele, Paul Mintken, Tom Denninger

EIM faculty A.J. Steele a licensed psychologist discusses behavioral health and how both the physiological and social factors are impacting functioning clinicians. How does our behavior represent what we are thinking or feeling? How might the behavior be impacted by those things? Behavioral health is a piece of overall health and if looked at that way A.J. says it is easier to keep altogether instead of separated and look at as whole health. Listen to find out more about behavior health in the clinic.

A.J.’s Clinical Pearl: Be patient with yourself in learning new things. Once we get a degree and our license, we put the pressure on ourselves of having to know everything. If we do not think we know everything we expect ourselves to learn it in an unrealistic timeline or way and the reality, is it does not work that way. Be forgiving toward your own learning process and recognize that you are already leaps and bounds ahead of others if you are thinking about some of these things. Give yourself that credit.

Helpful research and training: update
Special Topics in Behavioral Health 1: Diagnosis
Therapeutic Neuroscience Education
Integrative Behavioral Health Certification for Rehab Providers

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A.J. Steele

I’ve been working in the psychology and addiction fields for over 30 years. I graduated from Spalding University in Louisville, KY, with my MA and PsyD in clinical psychology, and I have a MA in Health & Human Performance with a focus of Sport Psychology from Michigan State. Additionally, I am a Licensed Clinical Alcohol...

Paul Mintken

Paul has taught musculoskeletal content for the past 15 years. His active research agenda focuses on conservative care for musculoskeletal disorders as well as spinal and extremity manipulation and dry needling. Current Roles: Evidence In Motion, Faculty Wardenburg Health Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, Lead Clinician Regis University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy,...

Tom Denninger

Tom Denninger, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, has spent his career working in a multidisciplinary pain and spine center. Tom has specialized in the care of patients with complex pain conditions including chronic back and neck pain, fibromyalgia, central sensitivity, chronic fatigue syndrome, and whiplash associated disorders. He completed his DPT and Orthopedic Residency at Sacred...

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