Family therapy is a specialty inspired by the ancient “GPCurrently, family doctors are trained to deal with all kinds of health problems, always keeping three concepts in mind:
- person centered.
- comprehensive care.
- continuity of care.
as explained by Dr. Nathalie Colomer, Head of the Family Medicine Unit, Consulting They are focused on the needs of the people, based on which individual action plans are agreed upon. “what family doctor We adapt to the needs of the patient, whether it is education about a disease, the resolution of doubts, guidance on the issues they require, preventing and treating a variety of malformations.
one of the main features of family Medicine es address the whole personTaking into account the following dimensions:
- Biological: Analysis of your physical health status.
- Psycho-emotional: Check their emotional state and mental health.
- Social: Understand your family and work relationships, and how they affect your health or illness.
Family medicine in the clinic
Our Family Medicine Unit was born in September 2021 in response to the need of patients a treating physician, over timeTo help them solve the challenges of different stages of life.
“The MFamily medicine is a medical specialty which is studied for three years after the completion of studies general Medicine and one in itgeneralist view, In german clinic we are many Specialists dedicated to family therapy for adults and family therapy for children“, explain it Dr. Nathalie Colomer,
The expert clarifies that, on the contrary Internal medicine and general medicineloss family doctor they only participate outpatient consultation, mainly, Patients who come in with health problems that are frequent and of less severityFrom colds to urinary infections, to mental health problems.
“One of us Competence is the attitude of patients with mental health issues: when people Stressed on hey somatizingwhen they are not sleeping well…we help them by changing something habits, knowing them, supporting them and guiding them in their process. we can also Indicate pharmacological treatment In case it is necessary, ”says the professional.
If the health problem is of a different complication or severity, the patient is directed and then referred to the most appropriate health professional or specialist. “We work as a team to help in the best way possible” patientsSince our main objective is that your Healthcare needs are best metsupport them in the process and that they achieve their Improved state of health and well-being over time“, confirms La Dr. Nathalie Colomer,
benefits of family therapy
In family Medicine,continuity of care“It’s fundamental. It’s not only about a single doctor who sees the patient over and over, but also helps him:
- Deal with.
- maintain good health.
- See if necessary.
“We want the patient to know where to start, not to go to different doctors looking for answers. Hence the importance of being one GP, which gives him confidence and knows his story. So Patients learn, empower themselves and make better decisions regarding their health and self-care“, They say Clinica Alemana Specialist,
in this context, Family therapy encourages certain self-care habitsfrom them:
- practice any sport.
- Take the required hours of rest.
- Set boundaries between work and home.
- Nutritious food.
- Strategies to manage stress, such as having hobbies.
So far we have had a very good reception. Patients appreciate treatment decisions being made together, considering their strengths, values, and opinions. And that they can solve various health problems with a treating doctor. educated and integrated to the patient what is happening to him is very important to him and to us family doctor”, comments Dr. Nathalie Colomer,