“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” — Fred Rogers
• Texas A&M University, BS
• Texas A&M University Health Science Center/College of Medicine, MD
• UT Southwestern Medical Center - Austin Regional Programs, Residency
Dr. Diane Lewis is an adult psychiatrist at Talkiatry. She is board-certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has been practicing for over eight years, and she has a special interest in college mental health.
Her practice focuses on medication management. Typically, she offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. Often, Dr. Lewis encourages additional therapy and asks that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.
She received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She then also earned her medical degree from Texas A&M University in College Station and Temple, TX before moving to Austin to complete her general psychiatry residency at UT Southwestern - Austin Programs, now part of the Dell Medical School residency programs. After completing training she stayed in Austin and had the privilege of spending eight years working as a staff psychiatrist at the University of Texas’ student counseling center. She has also worked in hospital admission and emergency department settings.
Dr. Lewis has treated a large variety of mental health conditions across a variety of populations, but her primary focus has been college mental health. This has included treating a variety of conditions ranging from the simple to the complex in patients aged 18 to 45. She enjoys getting to know her patients and considering their concerns within the context of their entire lives, recognizing and emphasizing that a person may have a diagnosis but IS not that diagnosis. Her patients value her authenticity, compassion, and down-to-earth style and have consistently thanked her for taking the time to truly listen to them.