• University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, BS
• Ponce Health Sciences University, MD
• Ponce Health Sciences University/Hospital Episcopal San Lucas, Internship
• University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus, Residency
Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD is a General Psychiatrist who works in the Katy area. She was born and raised in the beautiful tropical island of Puerto Rico when she later decided to relocate with her family to Texas to further her career. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
She always had a passion for science and health and after finishing her bachelor's degree in Microbiology at the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios completed a medical doctorate degree in the prestigious Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico (currently known as Ponce Health Sciences University). It was during her medical internship and clinical rotations that she decided to specialize in one of the most rewarding specialties in medicine, Psychiatry. She completed her General Psychiatry Training Program at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus and graduated in 2008.
She started her own private practice in a small town in Puerto Rico called Barceloneta, until she decided to relocate to Texas with her loving husband and children. Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios started her medical journey in Texas working at the Michael E. DeBakey VA health system helping those who protected our country in times of war. She worked in the VA system for over 5 years helping those in need of mental health services. She then had the opportunity to do telemedicine during her VA system position and outside of the VA as a locum tenens provider and has gained experience in this newly emerging field since then.
Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios has been providing mental health services in the Katy area since 2018 and will start providing telemedicine services as a general psychiatrist on Talkiatry. She has vast knowledge in treating different conditions such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, intellectual impairment, ADHD, eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, etc. She is looking forward to helping others with their mental health and wellbeing. She is also trained to be a motivational speaker, a wellness coach and recently got certified as a personal fitness trainer, nutrition coach as well as a weight-loss specialist which gives her more tools to help her patients in the mental health field.