Behavioral Health

Dr. Megan Riehl is a clinical health psychologist on the faculty at the University of Michigan. She has expertise in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems, as well as in providing treatment for patients with a variety of medical illnesses. Dr. Riehl uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), relaxation skills training, and medical hypnosis to collaboratively work to address medical complaints. Dr. Riehl earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and completed a GI-specialized health psychology fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Treatment Approach

Our behavioral health program offers psychological and medical nutrition therapy to patients coping with a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms and diagnoses. Our goal is to teach self-management strategies that will benefit your gastrointestinal health, emotional well-being, and overall quality of life. Scientific research has shown that certain behavioral treatments are beneficial for gastrointestinal problems and in some cases, may even work better than medicines.