Doing it alone is optional
My doctor just keeps throwing more pills at me. Isn’t there a way to deal with depression without taking all of this medicine?
What if I want to get pregnant. Can I stay well without taking medication?
My counselor talks more about herself than she listens to me!
Not again – awake at 2 AM and my mind won’t stop churning. Too much anxiety!
Maybe I get too close to people too fast and I always wind up getting hurt.
I just can’t control my emotions – I want a normal life!
What did I do last night? I said it wouldn’t happen again, but here I am waking up… somewhere else.
Maybe just a little more coke to help me get going, then I’ll quit.
Its not that bad, I can control it.
Crap – late for work again.
If only there was someone I could talk to about all this.
Are you ready to change?
To find the joy in life, the passion in relationships, and true success?
Working with an expert psychiatrist can help you find your way.
I have a boutique psychiatric practice in Dallas, TX. I prefer to work intensely with a small number of patients over a longer period of time. Typical treatment courses can last 18 months – 3 years (or longer.) As such, my practice is often full with a wait list.
I don’t employ any therapists, nurses, medical assistants or administrative staff. I personally handle all aspect of my patient’s care.
The view from The Couch.
I graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a B.S. in biology. I received my medical education at Southwestern Medical School, part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas (now UTSouthwestern). After graduation, I was commissioned as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, Department of Medicine and proudly served four years, first at the Naval Hospital San Diego in the capacity of intern in psychiatry and then at the Naval Hospital in Corpus Christi where I received specialized training in aerospace medicine.
After leaving the military, I practiced general medicine for one year prior to beginning specialty training in psychiatry at Timberlawn Psychiatric Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Following three and a half years training at Timberlawn, I started my private practice in the Dallas area in 1993. I am board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
The scope of my practice includes comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all emotional disorders of adults.
People often find that therapy with a psychiatrist is different – perhaps because of the depth of training and experience it takes to become one. I’ve had extensive psychoanalytic training, and supervise young psychiatrists as they learn how to do psychotherapy. Doing psychotherapy is a skill and an art, and a wonderful way to help others.
In the presence of a good therapist, you will never feel judged – you will experience being listened to and understood more deeply than ever before.
If you are in crisis,
The Texas Health Behavioral Health help line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week: (682) 236-6023
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