Who We Are

Life Matters, Let’s Feel Better!

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Our philosophy is to provide a comprehensive care which goes beyond prescribing pills. We incorporate Psycho-Bio-Social model, which consist of exploring and addressing various integrated factors which contribute to one’s symptoms of anxiety, depression, distress, insomnia, marital discord and serious illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

We emphasize on comprehensive treatment based on medications, counseling, therapy, behavioral modifications, adoption of healthy life style, diet, exercise, social interactions, family integration in treatment plans and continued patient and family education.

By utilizing different treatment modalities, the goal of treatment is to stop the behaviors that have had devastating effects on you and those around you, and ,to create more of what you want in your life; healthy relationships, meaningful time with family and friends, increased productivity at work, feeling comfortable in your own skin, and sustained peace of mind.

“We Strive in achieving remission and return to the best level of functioning”.

You can expect a warm, inviting and respectful atmosphere at Beyond Psychiatry

We look forward to provide care to you and your loved one.

Please call us today or click on the “Make an Appointment” button to submit an appointment request to meet with one of our psychiatrists, psychologists, therapist or counsellors.

Optimized-Dr. Office (200)

Our philosophy is to provide a comprehensive care which goes beyond prescribing pills. We incorporate Psycho-Bio-Social model, which consist of exploring and addressing various integrated factors which contribute to one’s symptoms of anxiety, depression, distress, insomnia, marital discord and serious illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

We emphasize on comprehensive treatment based on medications, counseling, therapy, behavioral modifications, adoption of healthy life style, diet, exercise, social interactions, family integration in treatment plans and continued patient and family education.

By utilizing different treatment modalities, the goal of treatment is to stop the behaviors that have had devastating effects on you and those around you, and ,to create more of what you want in your life; healthy relationships, meaningful time with family and friends, increased productivity at work, feeling comfortable in your own skin, and sustained peace of mind.

“We Strive in achieving remission and return to the best level of functioning”.

You can expect a warm, inviting and respectful atmosphere at Beyond Psychiatry

We look forward to provide care to you and your loved one.

Please call us today or click on the “Make an Appointment” button to submit an appointment request to meet with one of our psychiatrists, psychologists, therapist or counsellors.

Meet The Providers

Altaf Loya M.D.

Dr.Loya is Triple board-certified psychiatrist, he specializes in General psychiatry, hospital consultations, and Geriatric psychiatry.

Dr.Loya graduated from Dow medical college and completed his residency in Psychiatry from the Medical College of Virginia. Post Residency he completed his specialization in the field of hospital consultation and geriatric psychiatry from Beth Israel Medical Centre in New York.

After completing residency and fellowship he moved to Houston in 2005 and started his private practice. He continues to practice in the field of psychiatry in various settings which include hospitals, offices, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.

Altaf Loya M.D.

Dr.Loya is Triple board-certified psychiatrist, he specializes in General psychiatry, hospital consultations, and Geriatric psychiatry.

Dr.Loya graduated from Dow medical college and completed his residency in Psychiatry from the Medical College of Virginia. Post Residency he completed his specialization in the field of hospital consultation and geriatric psychiatry from Beth Israel Medical Centre in New York.

After completing residency and fellowship he moved to Houston in 2005 and started his private practice. He continues to practice in the field of psychiatry in various settings which include hospitals, offices, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.

Jessica Hickman

APRN, PMHNP-BC

I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

I graduated with Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at University of South Alabama. I hold a   bachelor’s degree of scientific nursing from Prairie View A & M University where I was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Jessica Hickman

APRN, PMHNP-BC

I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

I graduated with Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at University of South Alabama. I hold a   bachelor’s degree of scientific nursing from Prairie View A & M University where I was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Amanda Barrett

FNP, PMHNP-BC

My name is Amanda Barrett, I am a board certified Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. I have been a nurse for 9 years.  I graduated from Watts School of Nursing in 2011 with my diploma in nursing and my BSN from Appalachian State University in 2013.  I graduated from Ohio University in 2015 with a Masters in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner.

Amanda Barrett

FNP, PMHNP-BC

My name is Amanda Barrett, I am a board certified Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. I have been a nurse for 9 years.  I graduated from Watts School of Nursing in 2011 with my diploma in nursing and my BSN from Appalachian State University in 2013.  I graduated from Ohio University in 2015 with a Masters in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner.

Sherri Walker

ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Sherri Walker is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and also have a master’s degree in Health Systems Management from Vanderbilt University.  In addition, she is completing a Ph. D in Counselor Education and Supervision from Liberty University.

Sherri Walker

ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Sherri Walker is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and also have a master’s degree in Health Systems Management from Vanderbilt University.  In addition, she is completing a Ph. D in Counselor Education and Supervision from Liberty University.