#80: An Unmet Need with Wendy Oliver Pyatt
IN THIS EPISODE
Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt is a Board Certified psychiatrist, a mom, a writer and a clinician who uses a bio-psycho-social model to help patients with all types of mental health conditions and a variety of undiagnosed health problems, move onto a pathway for a healthful, creative, and meaningful life. Dr. Oliver-Pyatt believes that the relationship between the patient and their doctor, therapist, and entire treatment team must be built on knowledge, compassion, and empathy.
Described by colleagues as warm and wise, Dr. Oliver-Pyatt is known for her holistic approach to psychiatry—an approach that marries compassionate care with scientifically sound, multi-dimensional treatment, that explores and heals the underlying factors that drive whatever the conditions are faced by her patients.
She founded Within Health and Galen Hope Treatment Center to meet the unmet needs of individuals who experience eating disorders and mental health struggles, which provide both virtual and in-person comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment. In her past, the Center for Hope of the Sierras, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Clementine Adolescent Treatment Program; and Embrace, the Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Program.
Dr. Oliver-Pyatt served on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations Technical Advisory Committee, has given frequent presentations at national and international eating disorder conferences, and has been featured on WebMD.
We discuss topics including:
- The unmet need to treat everybody
- The importance to have a community while you are at your home environment during treatment
- The quality of relationships
- Having a care partner
- Also “real time” communication using her app within her program Within Health
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