Austin Family Mental Health provides holistic psychiatric care with primary focus on medication management specializing in the management of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, schizophrenia, substance abuse disorders and more. Our goal is to treat Mental Health Disorders with “as few medications as possible and as much good, professional therapy to address the issues at the source.”
Our purpose is to help
We offer a wide array of services aimed at solving issues in your life.
Our team is comprised of genuinely gifted minds
He has experience working in orthopedic, medical surgical, intermediate, and inpatient psychiatric units in the hospital and has enjoyed caring for individuals of all different cultures, demographics, and walks of life. He strives to provide care that is holistic and fosters space that is comforting and nonjudgemental for his clients. Daniel’s aim is to help his clients reach their goals and achieve and maintain optimum wellness. He feels that the best way to do this is to employ the best evidence based practices and work collaboratively with them.
Daniel is a passionate person with many hobbies. He enjoys photography, gardening, cooking, coffee roasting, and winemaking, as well as hiking, kayaking, and anything else involving the outdoors. At one point, he considered becoming a photographer, pilot, and a professional winemaker but ultimately felt that his talents and passions for helping others were best suited for a career in healthcare. While he has enjoyed these hobbies extensively, his greatest sense of fulfillment comes from helping others.
She became a nurse practitioner in 2015 and holds a Master of Science from Texas State University. The program Kelli Sue completed was based on techniques and theories of integrative healthcare. This makes Kelli Sue an exceptional fit for AFMH as integrative and holistic therapies are vital for our mental health.
Kelli Sue has a history of pain management practice however she has transitioned to addiction medicine treating alcohol, opioid and other substance use disorders. She also works with individuals 18 and older with ADD/ADHD, depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders.
She has the utmost respect for the complexities of each individual’s unique mental health care needs and is dedicated to exceptional patient care while creating a trusting relationship with her patients. Kelli Sue has worked with many populations and age groups over the years making her a culturally competent practitioner. She naturally provides a safe and nonjudgmental space for her patients to share their deepest thoughts and feelings. Her goal will always be to meet the patient exactly where they are at in their journey towards healing.
Additionally, Kelli Sue has a passion for suicide prevention and has participated in The Out of the Darkness Walks for many years with the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention in which she is an original founder of the Central Texas Chapter.
She also enjoys time with her family, experiencing new and challenging outdoor activities, watching amusing movies, reading and volunteering. She also loves to fish and visit the beach whenever she has the chance!
(PMHNP). After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Public Health Sciences, she
completed her Registered Nurse and Masters of Science in Nursing education at
Boston College’s Connell School of Nursing.
Karina’s goal is to provide compassionate, empowering, evidence-based care using
a holistic perspective. She handles short & long term medication management, and
equips clients with tools for navigating strong emotions, improving self esteem,
and enhancing self-awareness.
Taking steps towards receiving mental health support is something that requires
tremendous strength. Each client will be met with warmth and respect. Karina aims
to foster collaborative relationships with her clients that are both gentle and
challenging as individuals move towards their unique goals. Aside from her
passion for psychiatric nursing, Karina’s hobbies include listening to podcasts, still
life sketching, nature trails, and exploring local coffee shops.
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.
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.
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.