Behavioral Health

MEHOP Health Center's goal is to create a healthy mind, body and spirit. Our Behavioral Health services recognize that we as individuals, at times, encounter circumstances in our lives that may be challenging.

At MEHOP Behavioral Health Clinic, we help to re-direct thoughts and behaviors in a positive direction to enable our patients to achieve their goals. Counseling sessions are offered on an individual or family basis and evening appointments are available for patient convenience. MEHOP Behavioral Health provides counseling and Psychiatry services for children, adolescents and adults that addresses a number of challenges we encounter.

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Areas of Treatment:

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Stress Management
  • Crisis Intervention/Critical Incident
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Weight Loss/Management
  • Psychiatry/Medication Management

Testing Services:

  • Texas Memory-Dementia
  • MMPI
  • Interactive Metronome
  • WMS-IV

MEHOP accepts all patients. We are an in-network provider for most private insurance carriers, Medicare, Medicaid and EAP (including Warrior Assistance Program (WAP).

If you are uninsured or have limited insurance benefits, we offer discounts (sliding fees) for services based on household size and income if eligible. Health Center programs assure that no patient will be denied or unable to access health care services due to an individual's inability to pay for services and assure that any fees or payments required by the center will be reduced to enable the center to fulfill this goal.

If you are an existing patient and would like to schedule an appointment, request medical records, ask a provider a question or check on your prescription you may access patient portal by emailing us at Patient Portal is an easy way to access your medical information in a secure web format. Simply send us an email requesting access to your information and we will send you a unique pin number for your account.

If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. If you have a medical question/concern that arises after normal business hours and is unable to wait until the following business day, you may contact our after hours on-call personnel at 979-318-9853. If you need to schedule/change an appointment you will need to call during normal business hours.

Si tiene una emergencia medica, por favor llame al 911. Si tiene una pregunta/preocupacion medica que surja despues del horario laboral normal y no pueda esperar hasta el siguiente dia laborable, puede comunicarse con nuestro personal de guardia despues de horas de trabajo al 979-318-9853. Si necesita programar o cambiar una cita, tendra que llamar durante las horas normales de oficina.

Meet the Doctors


John Saglime - Bay City
Psy D, Psychologist


Lillian Solis-Smith - Bay City


Nilesh Patel - Bay City


Rasesh Desai - Bay City
Board Certified

Tara Hayes

Tara Hayes - Bay City

Blake Benson

Blake Benson - Wharton