Our Services

The expert health care professionals in psychiatry services at Houston Methodist offer individualized inpatient and outpatient care for a wide variety of conditions, including the following: 


Treatments and Procedures
Mental health disorders are complex and require clinical care tailored to the needs of the patient delivered as part of comprehensive care by a multidisciplinary treatment team: 

Psychiatric Treatment Team
The physicians and other health professionals at Houston Methodist offer compassionate care from leading mental health professionals for the treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric conditions . Our team-based approach to care is tailored to your individual needs, including 24-hour patient support. Mental health disorders are complex and require clinical care by a multidisciplinary treatment team, including the following:

  • Psychiatrist (MD, DO) - Psychiatrists are licensed physicians specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Their medical and psychiatric training prepares them to treat adults as well as children and adolescents either individually, as part of and involving the family unit or in a group setting. Psychiatrists can prescribe medications, if needed.
  • Child and adolescent psychiatrist (MD, DO) - Child and adolescent psychiatrists are licensed physicians specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in children and adolescents. Their medical and psychiatric training specifically prepares them to treat children and adolescents either individually, as part of and involving the family unit or in a group setting. Child and adolescent psychiatrists can prescribe medications, if needed.
  • Psychologist (PhD, PsyD) - A psychologist is a specialist in the study of the structure and function of the brain and related behaviors or mental processes. A psychologist may provide psychological evaluation, assessment and testing and treatment but may not prescribe medications.
  • Social worker (BA, BSW, MS, MSW, LCSW) - A social worker often works with the family to reach the long- and short-term treatment goals, as established by your physician. A social worker may perform several forms of psychotherapy with the patient and family, as necessary.
  • Psychiatric nurse (MSN) - A psychiatric nurse is a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing. A psychiatric nurse is educationally and clinically trained in psychopathology, individual, group, family therapy and crisis intervention.