A unique approach to mental health care

Not just another prescription.

Austin Family Mental Health provides Assessment and Diagnoses to treat the full spectrum of Psychiatric Disorders including Major Depression and Mood Disorders, Anxiety and Stress-related Disorders, ADHD. AFMH treats all Substance Use disorders including Alcohol abuse and provide Suboxone as medication assisted therapy for Opioid Dependence. We take a unique and common sense approach to the controversial diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder. Our approach is to treat the individual with as few pills as possible and as much good therapy s possible to address the issue at the source.

“Such wonderful staff and service. I felt so welcomed and my appointment went very smoothly.”

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We offer the full spectrum of professional services designed to provide Healing and Emotional well-being.

Psychiatric Assessments & Diagnostic Services

The first step in professional treatment is an accurate Diagnosis. We provide a full evaluation for each patient.

Professional Medication Management

Medications are an important component of treatment. We adhere to ‘First Do No Harm” and prescribe as few pills as possible.

Professional Therapy

The most important part of care is addressing each patient based on their unique experiences. All our providers are trained in Supportive Individual Therapy. Dr.Holcomb has provided Insight-oriented Group Therapy for over twenty five years.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Care

Substance abuse is a common but often serious symptom of other underlying disorders. We provide Medication assisted therapy for Alcohol abuse and Buprenorphine for Opioid abuse.

We are an established multi-provider psychiatric practice located in South Austin.

  •  William Holcomb has been a Board Certified Psychiatrist practicing in Austin since 1997. He is the Supervising Physician.
  • We put care of the patient first above profits, accept insurances, and offer the most affordable rates in Austin.
  • In addition to Dr.Holcomb, we have six board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Austin Family Mental Health has been providing professional care for the full spectrum of child, adolescent, and adult psychiatric disorders since 2007.

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Our team is comprised of genuinely caring and gifted minds. Our staff is professional and friendly.

Provider

William Holcomb, M.D.

William Holcomb M.D. is a Psychiatrist, owner and Supervising Physician at Austin Family Mental Health.

William Holcomb M.D. is a Psychiatrist, owner and Supervising Physician at Austin Family Mental Health. He received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Neuroscience at University of California, Davis. He obtained his Medical Degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his Residency training in Psychiatry at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. He has been a practicing Clinician in Austin since 1997. Dr Holcomb treats the full spectrum of Psychiatric conditions from Adolescents to Senior Citizens. He specializes in Group Psychotherapy.
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Lindsey Warren Davis, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Lindsey is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She completed her undergraduate degree...

Lindsey is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She completed her undergraduate degree in Nursing and her graduate degree as a PMHNP at The University of Texas at Austin. She began working with children and adolescents experiencing psychiatric and behavioral problems in 1982. Over the years she has worked in a variety of residential and acute psychiatric facilities, mostly with children and adolescents. She also served as a Program Manager and a Director of Nurses in these facilities.
Her PMHNP career began at the Dell Children's Comprehensive Care Clinic where she led the mental health team in providing services for children and adolescents with psychiatric and behavioral difficulties in an outpatient setting. Lindsey's approach to caring for the children also included working with the family. She most recently worked in the Child and Family Services department within Integral Care. There she provided psychiatric services for children/ adolescents ages 4 years to 17 years in an outpatient clinic. In addition, Lindsey provided behavioral health services to Lifeworks in Austin, Texas for transition age youth up to 26 years of age.
Lindsey uses a holistic, evidence-based approach, specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, Bipolar disorder and other mental health disorders. She provides psychiatric assessments, diagnostic services, therapy, medication management, and psychoeducation for all ages.
She loves her work and believes mental and physical health lies in the connectedness of the mind, body and spirit as well as healthy, supportive relationships in our lives.
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Zack Lazar, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Zack is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology with a...

Zack is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology with a focus on treating underserved populations, and completed both his RN and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner education at the University of Texas. His past work includes behavioral therapy with children/adolescents on the autism spectrum, case management in community mental health, and nursing in both crisis residential and addiction treatment settings. He aims to provide person-centered care with a holistic approach.
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Trecy Bergen, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Trecy is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her work displays a deep passion for improving the quality...

Trecy is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her work displays a deep passion for improving the quality of life for those struggling with addictions, co-occurring disorders and other mental health issues. She believes every human being has the capacity to recover and heal.
With over 9 years of experience in various healthcare settings, Trecy's work as a nurse has ranged from working with the veteran population to high-risk pregnant women. While working as a labor and delivery nurse, she cared for many women struggling with substance use disorders. Additionally, Trecy has worked in substance use detox and acute inpatient psych.
Trecy provides a holistic approach to treatment with short and long term medication management. She specializes in addictions, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, ADHD, disordered eating and dual diagnosis. She treats opioid use disorder with medication assisted treatment as well as long term abstinence-based care.
Having mentored many women throughout the years who were in recovery from substance use disorders, Trecy has seen many lives dramatically transformed. She understands the courage and vulnerability it takes to reach out for help and knows the importance of meeting the individual exactly where they are.
Aside from her passion for mental wellness, Trecy has a great love of the outdoors. Hobbies include biking, hiking, or climbing with her partner and dog.
Chief Listening Officer

Cowboy

Cowboy is the boss and the reason people come to Austin Family Mental Health is to visit him. He herds people to where they are supposed to go and is a very good listener.

Cowboy is the boss and the reason people come to Austin Family Mental Health is to visit him. He herds people to where they are supposed to go and is a very good listener.
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Megan Banks, MSN, APRN, FNP

Megan Banks is a licensed family nurse practitioner and certified yoga teacher. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin...

Megan Banks is a licensed family nurse practitioner and certified yoga teacher. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin as a registered nurse in 2003. She practiced in-patient psychiatric care at Austin State Hospital in the forensics unit and admissions unit, and then as a charge nurse. She practiced there for 3.5 years before going back to school to become an advanced practice registered nurse.

She has been in practice since 2008 as a family nurse practitioner. She has obtained experience working with pain clients for 5 years and has done some work with hospice. She has been practicing some form of psychiatric care for 11 years.

Megan works with individuals age 18 and older, and specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD, depression and anxiety, and LGBTQ issues.

Megan is a warm and nurturing caregiver with a unique and authentic empathy with her clients. She believes in a holistic method of care that she likes to include with the prescribing of medicine. Among these methods are yoga, nutrition, meditation, exercise, relaxation techniques and more.

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Martha Mefferd, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Martha Mefferd is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), who provides psychiatric assessments, diagnostic services...

Martha Mefferd is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), who provides psychiatric assessments, diagnostic services and medication management with psychoeducation. Martha works from a holistic, client-centered and evidence-based perspective, specializing in the treatment of adults suffering from mood and anxiety disorders. She is committed to the goal of partnering with the client other health care providers and psychotherapists in an integrated model of care.
Martha’s undergraduate background is in physical Anthropology and Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin. She returned to UT to receive her masters in Adult Health Nursing. Martha began her nursing career as a case manager and counselor in an outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment center, followed by experience as a case manager for hospitalized palliative care patients and their families. She then returned to UT School of Nursing to receive a post masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Advance Practice Nursing.
Prior to becoming a nurse, Martha worked as a Yoga and Meditation Instructor in various practice settings, as well as maintaining a small private massage therapy practice. When Martha is relaxing, she enjoys good food and conversation with friends and family, curling up in bed with a good audio book and her canine and feline companions, and communing with nature while hiking in nearby green spaces.
Through her work and life experience, Martha has developed a profound regard for the strength and resilience of the human heart and mind, even in the face of great suffering, and a desire to support others in their journey toward healing and transformation.

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