FryeCare Behavioral Health

Our Team

Sarah K. Galloway, Ph.D.

Dr. Galloway received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. She completed her residency at the Charleston Consortium (Medical University of South Carolina and Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center) and her postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina specializing in integrated primary and tertiary care.

Prior to joining the FryeCare Physicians Network, Dr. Galloway served as Assistant Professor and Chief of Psycho-Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Education

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Enhancement

Conditions

  • Weight management
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Sleep disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Smoking cessation
  • Seizure disorders
  • Depression / ood disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic pain
  • Cardiac disease

Evaluations

  • Pre-surgical risk assessments – Including bariatric psychosocial evaluations
  • Capacity to make medical decisions
  • Cognitive and personality testing
  • Spinal cord stimulator evaluations 

Goals of treatment

  • Increase quality of life
  • Health promotion and prevention
  • Assist with adjustment to medical illness, diagnoses, and treatment
  • Increase skill development and adaptive coping; distress management
  • Optimizing medical treatment through inclusion of psychosocial and behavioral interventions
  • Post-traumatic growth within medically compromised patients