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Ross Evan Devere PH.D.
Specializes in Neuropsychology, Psychology
Address: 1200 Lakeway Drive, Austin, TX 78734
Clinical Interests: neuropsychological testing, forensic evaluations, forensics ... (Read more)
Dr. Justin Michael Hill PH.D.
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychology
Address: 12600 Hill Country Boulevard, Austin, TX 78738
Clinical Interests: individual therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), couples therapy ... (Read more)
Dr. Laura Cain Wahlstrom PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 300 Beardsley Lane, Austin, TX 78746
William Veith PHD
Specializes in Psychology
Average rating 1.5 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 5632 Republic Of Texas Boulevard, Austin, TX 78735
Dr. Amy Bandy Miller PSYD
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 111 Highlander, Austin, TX 78734
James J. Maynard M.D.
Specializes in Child Psychology
Average rating 3.68 stars out of 5 (11 ratings)
Address: 500 Grace Lane, Austin, TX 78746
Dr. Dan Charles Montgomery PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology, Family Therapy
Address: 12601 Bee Cave Parkway, Austin, TX 78738
Dr. Brian Louis Vasquez PH.D.
Specializes in Counseling, Group Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 2114 Lakeway Boulevard, Austin, TX 78734
Dr. Maria Fishel PHD, LSSP
Specializes in Psychology
Average rating 4.83 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1202 Lakeway Drive, Austin, TX 78734
Dr. Deborah Ann Bowman PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 114 Golden Bear Drive, Austin, TX 78738
Melissa Choi PH.D.
Specializes in Neuropsychology, Health Psychology
Address: 6611 River Place Boulevard, Austin, TX 78730
Dr. Joel Forgus PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 13416 Saddle Back Pass, Austin, TX 78738
Dr. Craig Field PHD, MPH
Specializes in Addiction Therapy, Psychology
Address: 325 Palo Alto Way, Austin, TX 78732
Chelsea Vaughan Dark PH.D., CBSM
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 6500 River Place Boulevard, Austin, TX 78730
Michelle Edwards PHD
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 6448 East Lane, Austin, TX 78732
Dr. Dawn Meyer
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 6500 River Place Boulevard, Austin, TX 78730

What is Psychology?

Psychologists are not medical doctors, but they are important workers in the mental health field. A psychologist studies the way people feel and think, as well as how thoughts and feelings change the way people act. When psychologists work with patients directly to help them feel better, they practice clinical psychology. Clinical psychologists diagnose mental health disorders and provide treatment in the form of therapy.

A clinical psychologist might work with individuals, families, groups, or organizations. They may see people who are struggling to work through difficult circumstances, trying to overcome bad habits or patterns in their lives, recovering from a brain injury, or suffering from mental illness such as depression.

Clinical psychologists are skilled assessors. Through talking to their patients they can: (1) identify which thoughts or feelings are causing the problems in their patient's life, (2) help their patient acknowledge what emotional strengths they bring to face those problems, and (3) make plans for treatment.

Treatment varies widely depending on the patient's problems and the psychologist's areas of expertise. There hundreds of recognized modes of therapy; in addition, a patient may need to see a psychiatrist (medical doctor) for medication treatment. Whichever therapies a psychologist uses, the goal is to help patients see areas in their life where their thoughts or feelings are holding them back and causing distress. Through therapy, psychologists can encourage their patients to develop new ways to adapt so that they can lead happier lives.
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