National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255

Hours: Available 24 hours.
Languages: English, Spanish.

Medicare, Medicaid, Private/Employer Based Insurance Accepted. Uninsured Fee for Service Discounts Available Based on Household Income.

Care Team

Rakesh Desai, MD

Bay City

Rakesh Desai, MD

Psychiatrist
Nilesh Patel, MD

Bay City/Wharton

Nilesh Patel, MD

Psychiatrist
John Saglime, Jr., Psy-D

Bay City #36650

John Saglime, Jr., Psy-D

Clinical Psychologist
Lillian Smith, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S

Bay City LMFT-S -#5116 LPC-S - #17976

Lillian Smith, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S

Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Counselor
Blake Benson, LPC

Wharton #75171

Blake Benson, LPC

Professional Counselor
Sherri Fruge, M.A., LPC-S

Bay City #12631

Sherri Fruge, M.A., LPC-S

Professional Counselor
Tara Hayes, LCSW

Bay City

Tara Hayes, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker
MEHOP Behavioral Health – Bay City
1700 Golden Ave.
MEHOP Behavioral Health – Wharton
2112 Regional Medical Drive, Ste. 1305
Reach us after hours

If you have a medical emergency, please call 911

We have nursing staff on-call to assist our patients with medical questions or concerns that arise after hours Monday – Thursday beginning at 5 pm until 8 am the following day, Friday beginning at 4 pm and all day Saturday and Sunday. Our after hours on-call personnel can be contacted at 979-318-9853.

Effective Jan 1, 2019 – All new patients are required to arrive 30 mins prior to their appointment to complete the new patient paperwork, failure to do so will result in being rescheduled. 

Effective Jan 1, 2020 – all patients arriving 15 mins or later to a therapy or assessment appointment will be rescheduled NO Exceptions.

Patient Care

Medication Management
Adult Group Therapy
Adult Psychotherapy
Adolescent Group Therapy
Child Play Therapy
Psychological Assessment

Symptoms Treated

ADHD
Depression
Psychotic Conditions
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorder
Substance abuse
Trauma/PTSD

Testing Services

WAIS-IV

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale 4th Edition

PAI-A

Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent Ed

SPECTRA


Rorschach Inkblot Test


WMS-IV

Wechsler Memory Scale 4th Edition

MCMI-IV

Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory- fourth Ed

BRIEF-A

Behavioral Rating Inventory of Executive Function- Adult Ed

PAI

Personality Assessment Inventory

BRIEF-2

Behavioral Rating Inventory of Executive Function Second Ed

NEO PI-3


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