Frederick W. Brown, M.D. (Board Certified Psychiatrist)



My goal is to help people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD and substance abuse. It’s common to feel overwhelmed and trapped at times and know that you need help. As a psychiatrist, I’ll work with you to untangle the various biological and psychological factors causing you to feel hopeless and stressed. I’ve worked with many patients during my career, and have spent significant time dealing with various degrees of mental illness and/or traumas. I’m compassionate and motivated to find the right treatment for you. I’m very experienced with medication management of numerous psychiatric conditions. Additionally, if you have fears or beliefs holding you back, I’ll help you to identify them and replace them with more positive beliefs so that you can move on.

I was a member of the teaching faculty at UT Health for over 35 years and retired from teaching in 2015. I became Board Certified in 1975, and I am a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. I have been an inpatient psychiatrist at Audie Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio State Hospital and Laurel Ridge Treatment Center.In August of 2017, I opened Hill Country Mind & Wellness Center. I am committed to treating each person as an individual and utilizing the proper medications and/or psychotherapy to facilitate improved self-esteem, confidence and coping skills. I’ll discuss the treatment options available and together we can select the best ones to help you. My goal is to assist you have a happier and more productive life. 

When I'm not working I enjoy time with my family and traveling. One of my passions is spending time in the Hill Country in my travel trailer in a place where I can hear the birds sing and see the sunset. I enjoy finding new places to hike, walk nature trails and just spend time in the outdoors. I also love to sail when I can find time to get away. Learning about wellness is important to me and I read as much as I can about that. I believe we are only as old as we feel and we can all feel young by doing the things we love to do!

Conditions Treated

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues

I will work with you to discuss the options available. Treatment consists of medication, various types of psychotherapy, and often both. Treatment is expensive and I will do my best to provide the necessary treatment as efficiently as possible.

The office does NOT accept any form of insurance and is considered a private pay office.

Dr. Brown is accepting new patients.