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Psychotherapy in primary care

Many primary care providers avoid psychotherapy with patients even when they diagnose mood and anxiety disorders. They may perceive this treatment to be too difficult to learn, beyond the scope of their practice and too time-consuming to be cost- effective or feasible within a busy practice. But because therapist referrals often involve long delays, patients may not receive comprehensive treatment if primary care providers refrain from using psychotherapy. Primary care providers can use a brief, pragmatic model of psychotherapy that is both realistic and effective.

Psychiatry in primary care toolkit

The Psychiatry in Primary Care App has been decommissioned. 

The revised print version of Psychiatry in Primary Care is avaible through the CAMH store. 

We have posted a number of revised chapters from the book in Treating Conditions and Disorders in the new Professionals section of