Dr. Yates is a board-certified Adult Psychiatrist. Her practice focuses on medication management. Typically, she offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. However, occasionally Dr. Yates may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.
Dr. Yates received her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in San Antonio and has over 20 years of experience as a physician. She completed residencies in both Psychiatry and Family Medicine. She served a full career in the US Army to includes combat tours as a physician with a focus in her later military career as a psychiatrist serving with an inpatient addiction rehabilitation team. Since military retirement, her psychiatric work has included general and geriatric psychiatry. She maintains her primary care skills with medical missionary work in Central and South America and Africa.