Shane McKay
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78704
I am passionate about serving Austinites in need, and I practiced as a community psychiatrist with the local mental health authority for years before joining the Roots Behavioral Health team in 2020.
(512) 548-4561
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Austin, TX 78704
I am passionate about serving Austinites in need, and I practiced as a community psychiatrist with the local mental health authority for years before joining the Roots Behavioral Health team in 2020.
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Ziba Rezaee
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78734
Offers video visits
Our staff offers compassionate care and thorough treatment of various psychiatric conditions including depressive disorder, Anxiety spectrum illnesses, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Attention deficit, Post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorder, addiction and various developmental disorders such as autism and pervasive developmental disorder in addition to behavioral dysregulations such as anger, impulsivity, and mood reactivity.
I am double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and General Psychiatry and treat neuropsychiatric trauma based illnesses. I am committed to providing comprehensive psychiatric services to my patients and helping them in improving their lives and finding their path to greater happiness and inner peace. I operate an outpatient psychiatric medical clinic that utilizes a holistic approach in treatment of our patients. We not only offer medication treatment but also encourage and engage patients in therapy, lifestyle modification and involvement with support groups.
(512) 394-4846
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Austin, TX 78734
Offers video visits
Our staff offers compassionate care and thorough treatment of various psychiatric conditions including depressive disorder, Anxiety spectrum illnesses, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Attention deficit, Post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorder, addiction and various developmental disorders such as autism and pervasive developmental disorder in addition to behavioral dysregulations such as anger, impulsivity, and mood reactivity.
I am double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and General Psychiatry and treat neuropsychiatric trauma based illnesses. I am committed to providing comprehensive psychiatric services to my patients and helping them in improving their lives and finding their path to greater happiness and inner peace. I operate an outpatient psychiatric medical clinic that utilizes a holistic approach in treatment of our patients. We not only offer medication treatment but also encourage and engage patients in therapy, lifestyle modification and involvement with support groups.
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Zack Lazar
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78704
Offers video visits
Zack provides holistic person-centered care as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient (non-crisis) setting. His past work includes behavioral therapy with children/adolescents (eg. anxiety, trauma, autism, etc.), community mental health, and addiction treatment (eg. harm reduction related to the chronic benzodiazepine or "benzo" use epidemic).
(833) 523-7073
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Austin, TX 78704
Offers video visits
Zack provides holistic person-centered care as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient (non-crisis) setting. His past work includes behavioral therapy with children/adolescents (eg. anxiety, trauma, autism, etc.), community mental health, and addiction treatment (eg. harm reduction related to the chronic benzodiazepine or "benzo" use epidemic).
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Michael Ross
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist who attended both my adult and child and adolescent psychiatry training in Austin, TX. I am board-certified in adult psychiatry in addition to child and adolescent psychiatry. I provide assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, ADHD, and other behavioral issues. I have specific training in trauma-informed care and enjoy working with individuals and families. I like to focus on both psychotherapy and medication management approaches to help address the concerns at hand and empower the client.
(512) 838-3914
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Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist who attended both my adult and child and adolescent psychiatry training in Austin, TX. I am board-certified in adult psychiatry in addition to child and adolescent psychiatry. I provide assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, ADHD, and other behavioral issues. I have specific training in trauma-informed care and enjoy working with individuals and families. I like to focus on both psychotherapy and medication management approaches to help address the concerns at hand and empower the client.
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John Abraham
Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Austin, TX 78731
I am a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. I provide assessment and treatment for a variety of behavioral, emotional, social problems, and autism spectrum disorders.I work with a vast array of patients and offer psychotherapy along with medication management. I believe that medications are only a small part of treatment. Every one of my patients is unique and treatment should be tailored to the needs of the individual.
(512) 271-5021
Verified

Austin, TX 78731
I am a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. I provide assessment and treatment for a variety of behavioral, emotional, social problems, and autism spectrum disorders.I work with a vast array of patients and offer psychotherapy along with medication management. I believe that medications are only a small part of treatment. Every one of my patients is unique and treatment should be tailored to the needs of the individual.
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Kurt L. Cousins
Psychiatrist, MD, MBA Verified
Austin, TX 78703
Offers video visits
Cousins is certified in both cognitive behavioral therapy and mentalization-based therapy.
Kurt Cousins, MD, MBA is a fellowship-trained, double board-certified psychiatrist, practicing general psychiatry and subspecializing in child and adolescent psychiatry in Austin, TX. Dr. Cousins completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine - Sheppard Pratt Hospital (#6 in Psychiatry, U.S. News & World Report); and fellowship training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, The Menninger Clinic (#5 in Psychiatry) and Texas Children’s Hospital (#4 in Pediatrics). He completed additional training in addiction psychiatry at the Betty Ford Clinic, Rancho Mirage, CA.
(737) 204-6960
Verified

Austin, TX 78703
Offers video visits
Cousins is certified in both cognitive behavioral therapy and mentalization-based therapy.
Kurt Cousins, MD, MBA is a fellowship-trained, double board-certified psychiatrist, practicing general psychiatry and subspecializing in child and adolescent psychiatry in Austin, TX. Dr. Cousins completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine - Sheppard Pratt Hospital (#6 in Psychiatry, U.S. News & World Report); and fellowship training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, The Menninger Clinic (#5 in Psychiatry) and Texas Children’s Hospital (#4 in Pediatrics). He completed additional training in addiction psychiatry at the Betty Ford Clinic, Rancho Mirage, CA.
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Nakia Scott
Psychiatrist, MD, ABIHM Verified
Austin, TX 78759
I was appointed to the Health and Human Services Commission Behavioral Health Integration Advisory Committee and the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee.
I look forward to working with you and your child to help reveal his or her potential. I am board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as integrative medicine. I am also a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. I provide psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and complementary treatments to children. I graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, and was Chief Fellow at Scott and White/Texas A&M Medical School.
(512) 982-9082
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Austin, TX 78759
I was appointed to the Health and Human Services Commission Behavioral Health Integration Advisory Committee and the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee.
I look forward to working with you and your child to help reveal his or her potential. I am board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as integrative medicine. I am also a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. I provide psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and complementary treatments to children. I graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, and was Chief Fellow at Scott and White/Texas A&M Medical School.
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Karen Seroussi
Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Austin, TX 78758
Not accepting new clients
Specializations: Children (including very young children with behavioral or developmental disorders), adolescents, college students, and women who are pregnant or postpartum (including while breastfeeding).
My primary philosophy is that you are the expert on yourself (or your child) and your personal journey to wellness. I will discuss your priorities and goals and then give my professional recommendations. We will then work together on how that to best apply a treatment plan to your circumstances. I am your consultant (as the kids would say), NOT your boss."
(512) 710-0256
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Austin, TX 78758
Not accepting new clients
Specializations: Children (including very young children with behavioral or developmental disorders), adolescents, college students, and women who are pregnant or postpartum (including while breastfeeding).
My primary philosophy is that you are the expert on yourself (or your child) and your personal journey to wellness. I will discuss your priorities and goals and then give my professional recommendations. We will then work together on how that to best apply a treatment plan to your circumstances. I am your consultant (as the kids would say), NOT your boss."
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Roots Behavioral Health
Psychiatrist Verified
Austin, TX 78704
We provide comprehensive behavioral health care for adults in Central Texas. Roots Behavioral Health serves to meet the psychiatric needs of the growing Austin population. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to aid an individual's mental health.
(512) 456-9693
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Austin, TX 78704
We provide comprehensive behavioral health care for adults in Central Texas. Roots Behavioral Health serves to meet the psychiatric needs of the growing Austin population. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to aid an individual's mental health.
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Matthew Maa
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNPBC Verified
Austin, TX 78752
***Telehealth visits available*** I am a board certified psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner that has been practicing in the Austin area since 2013 after graduating with a Master's of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin. I have been working with both children and adults in an outpatient setting treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and behavioral concerns, considering the impact of social, physical, and environmental factors, and encourage client input and preferences in treatment planning.
(833) 495-0321
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Austin, TX 78752
***Telehealth visits available*** I am a board certified psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner that has been practicing in the Austin area since 2013 after graduating with a Master's of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin. I have been working with both children and adults in an outpatient setting treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and behavioral concerns, considering the impact of social, physical, and environmental factors, and encourage client input and preferences in treatment planning.
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Kendall Altaffer
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78752
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a master's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. I moved to Austin in 2011 after graduating from Baylor University’s School of Nursing and worked as a pediatric nurse at Dell Children’s Medical Center before obtaining my master's degree. I have treated children and adults in both a hospital setting as well as an outpatient clinic setting. I have experience treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and behavioral concerns.
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Austin, TX 78752
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a master's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. I moved to Austin in 2011 after graduating from Baylor University’s School of Nursing and worked as a pediatric nurse at Dell Children’s Medical Center before obtaining my master's degree. I have treated children and adults in both a hospital setting as well as an outpatient clinic setting. I have experience treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and behavioral concerns.
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Tracy Asamoah
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78748
I treat children and adolescents for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavior disorders and disorders related to abuse and trauma.
I am NOT accepting new patients at this time. Children and adolescents are complex and fascinating people whose lives can be severely disrupted by mental illness. I graduated medical school from The University of California, San Francisco in 1999 and completed my psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship training at the UCLA in 2004. I have been on faculty with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque and I am currently on faculty with Texas A & M School of Medicine. I was named by Austin Monthly as one of Austin's "Best Doctors 2013/2021".
(512) 872-3419
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Austin, TX 78748
I treat children and adolescents for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavior disorders and disorders related to abuse and trauma.
I am NOT accepting new patients at this time. Children and adolescents are complex and fascinating people whose lives can be severely disrupted by mental illness. I graduated medical school from The University of California, San Francisco in 1999 and completed my psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship training at the UCLA in 2004. I have been on faculty with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque and I am currently on faculty with Texas A & M School of Medicine. I was named by Austin Monthly as one of Austin's "Best Doctors 2013/2021".
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Michael Millstone
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I established Brain and Behavior, PLLC to offer comprehensive psychiatric care.
I know your time is valuable. As a Board Certified Psychiatrist with Fellowship training in Psychoanalysis and Mindfulness based treatments, I provide individualized treatment for those dealing with concerns about mood, anxiety, or struggles in one or more areas of life. While I offer short sessions of psychiatric medical care (often coordinated with a trusted therapist), my area of expertise is integrating various treatments into a regularly scheduled long session. My practice embraces both mind and body, integrating modalities such as talk therapy, exercise, mindfulness based treatments, and medications when indicated.
(512) 454-7741
Verified

Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I established Brain and Behavior, PLLC to offer comprehensive psychiatric care.
I know your time is valuable. As a Board Certified Psychiatrist with Fellowship training in Psychoanalysis and Mindfulness based treatments, I provide individualized treatment for those dealing with concerns about mood, anxiety, or struggles in one or more areas of life. While I offer short sessions of psychiatric medical care (often coordinated with a trusted therapist), my area of expertise is integrating various treatments into a regularly scheduled long session. My practice embraces both mind and body, integrating modalities such as talk therapy, exercise, mindfulness based treatments, and medications when indicated.
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Afshan A Khan
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78746
I am a UTSW trained Adult and Child/Adolescent psychiatrist providing customized treatment based on individual needs. I am committed to improving the wellness of my patients through a flexible and responsive approach. I specialize in diagnosing and treating depression, mood problems, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and behavioral issues associated with cognitive and developmental delays and other psychiatric illnesses. I am well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), family therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy (insight-oriented psychotherapy). I'm board certified (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.
(512) 357-7616
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Austin, TX 78746
I am a UTSW trained Adult and Child/Adolescent psychiatrist providing customized treatment based on individual needs. I am committed to improving the wellness of my patients through a flexible and responsive approach. I specialize in diagnosing and treating depression, mood problems, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and behavioral issues associated with cognitive and developmental delays and other psychiatric illnesses. I am well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), family therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy (insight-oriented psychotherapy). I'm board certified (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.
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Elizabeth A. Calvin
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Austin, TX 78750
I use elements from cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavior and psychodynamic psychotherapy to assist individuals in reaching their treatment goals.
I am a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and am board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I have a special interest in treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, pregnancy related difficulties and health care provider burn-out. Just as a cough in family practice can mean anything from asthma to pneumonia, psychiatric symptoms can arise from many different roots. As such, through evaluation of the whole person including their surrounding environment is imperative to a successful treatment.
(833) 990-0630
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Office is near:
Austin, TX 78750
I use elements from cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavior and psychodynamic psychotherapy to assist individuals in reaching their treatment goals.
I am a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and am board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I have a special interest in treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, pregnancy related difficulties and health care provider burn-out. Just as a cough in family practice can mean anything from asthma to pneumonia, psychiatric symptoms can arise from many different roots. As such, through evaluation of the whole person including their surrounding environment is imperative to a successful treatment.
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Ryan Wilke
Psychiatrist, DO, ABPN Verified
Office is near:
Austin, TX 78712
Offers video visits
Dr. Wilke is a Board Certified Psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is currently the Director of the Kaiser-Permanente Unit at Aurora Behavioral Healthcare, San Diego. He also maintains an outpatient private practice in Rancho Bernardo. It is Dr. Wilke's goal to provide accessible and affordable healthcare of the highest quality to his home community.
(858) 780-5026
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Office is near:
Austin, TX 78712
Offers video visits
Dr. Wilke is a Board Certified Psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is currently the Director of the Kaiser-Permanente Unit at Aurora Behavioral Healthcare, San Diego. He also maintains an outpatient private practice in Rancho Bernardo. It is Dr. Wilke's goal to provide accessible and affordable healthcare of the highest quality to his home community.
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Progressive Behavioral Health
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Austin, TX 73301
Shamima Khan, MD, is a highly rated psychiatrist who’s board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. A proud member of the Progressive Behavioral Health, PLLC, team in Round Rock, Texas,
(833) 414-0190
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Office is near:
Austin, TX 73301
Shamima Khan, MD, is a highly rated psychiatrist who’s board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. A proud member of the Progressive Behavioral Health, PLLC, team in Round Rock, Texas,
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Brightside Health
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Austin, TX 78701
Offers video visits
Depression can feel overwhelming and confusing. At Brightside we’re here to help you find your way with comprehensive care on your terms. We offer step-by-step treatment including medication, therapy, and self care—all from the privacy of your home. We evaluate your symptoms, prescribe the right regimen, and have your medication delivered to your door. Our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) lessons can be completed at your own pace, and help you learn simple skills that have a big impact.
(415) 688-6779
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Office is near:
Austin, TX 78701
Offers video visits
Depression can feel overwhelming and confusing. At Brightside we’re here to help you find your way with comprehensive care on your terms. We offer step-by-step treatment including medication, therapy, and self care—all from the privacy of your home. We evaluate your symptoms, prescribe the right regimen, and have your medication delivered to your door. Our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) lessons can be completed at your own pace, and help you learn simple skills that have a big impact.
Hyojin Han
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
(833) 552-7954
Verified

Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
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Abby Riggs
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78731
As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I can provide high quality, affordable mental health care for your child without a long wait. My approach to care is collaborative, which means that you will ALWAYS have an active voice in the treatment. Not all mental health concerns require medication, of course, but if we do decide that medication may be helpful, my philosophy is always to "start LOW and go SLOW." My goal is to help your child achieve full remission of symptoms and an optimal level of functioning with as little medication as possible.
(512) 843-8586
Verified

Austin, TX 78731
As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I can provide high quality, affordable mental health care for your child without a long wait. My approach to care is collaborative, which means that you will ALWAYS have an active voice in the treatment. Not all mental health concerns require medication, of course, but if we do decide that medication may be helpful, my philosophy is always to "start LOW and go SLOW." My goal is to help your child achieve full remission of symptoms and an optimal level of functioning with as little medication as possible.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Austin is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Austin Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Austin has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Austin child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Austin). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Austin, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Austin Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.