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Adjusting to Chronic Conditions with Education, Support & Skills | South Central MIRECC

ACCESS manual

This therapist guide and patient workbook are products of the ACCESS research study examining the effectiveness and implementation of a psychosocial intervention to address the physical and emotional issues faced by chronically ill patients.

  • Six active treatment sessions
  • Sessions 3-6 is flexible, allowing the flexibility to spend more than one session on focused skills
  • Follow-up booster telephone sessions are used to help solidify changes over time
  • Length of the active treatment and boosters is 16 weeks
  • Published 2015


Developed By

Jeffrey A. Cully, PhD, Melinda A. Stanley, PhD, Michael R. Kauth, PhD, Aanand Naik, MD, and Mark E. Kunik, MD, MPH.


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Last updated: November 20, 2018