Nicole Gier

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Course

  • 40403 Fundamentals of Behavioral Therapy: Contemporary Approaches

Job experience

  • Manager, Social Work & Behavioral Health, Comprehensive Care Program, Section of Hospital Medicine, The University of Chicago
  • Instructor, School of Social Service Administration, Contextual Behavior Therapy Fellowship Program
  • Field Instructor, School of Social Service Administration Master's Program, The University of Chicago
  • Private Practice Therapist, Hyde Park, Chicago

Fields of Special Interest

  • Primary care behavioral health integration

  • Chronic pain
  • Social determinants of health
  • Aging and life transitions
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness

Publications or presentations (last 3 years)

  • ÔÇťAdapting Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to Guide Interprofessional Team Communication About Social Needs," Workshop, Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL, May, 2020. (Conference Cancelled)

  • "The Patient Who Keeps Calling: Perspectives on approaches from clinicians who care for high-risk populations," Article, Society for General Internal Medicine Forum, V43, No.3, March, 2020.

  • "Moving beyond the 'Difficult' Label: Strategies for caring for disengaged, manipulative, and traumatized patients," Workshop, Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May, 2019.
  • "Integrating Group Therapy for Behavioral Health into a Primary Care Program for Patients with Complex Medical and Social Needs: A Pilot," Poster, Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Washinton, D.C., May, 2019.
  • "Social Work: A Ciritical Component of Complex Care," Workshop, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, Dec., 2018.
  • "The Relationship is the Treatment: Adapting Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to target social needs in the Comprehensive Care, Community, & Culture Program (C4P)," Roundtable, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, Dec., 2018.