Dr. Marchion Hinton is a clinical psychologist serving as faculty and behavioral health clinician at HCMC's Family Medicine department. With an aim to bridge the gap between behavioral science and medical practice, she plays a crucial role in educating Family Medicine residents. Through her teachings, Dr. Hinton emphasizes the importance of effective communication between doctors and patients and provides training on lifestyle change strategies, such as motivational interviewing.
As a behavioral health clinician, Dr. Hinton focuses on brief assessments and interventions that foster both psychological and physical health. Trained as a generalist, she works with adults and children alike, primarily using a cognitive-behavioral approach. Dr. Hinton firmly believes in evidence-based treatments and encourages patients to actively participate in their care. She places high value on integrating patients' own value systems into treatment plans, ensuring a personalized and effective approach to their health and wellness.