Dr. Gary Yorke, Ph.D.
Psychologist | Clinical Child & Adolescent3355 Bee Cave Rd Suite 610 Austin TX, 78746
Dr. Yorke enjoys working with parents, children, and adolescents. Dr. Yorke is a Licensed Psychologist in independent private practice in Austin, Texas. Dr. Yorke has taught numerous workshops to parents and professional on Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. He began working with children and adolescents in 1982 as a psychometrist and youth counselor. In 1989 he received his Ph.D. from St. John’s University. Dr. Yorke and Jane Yorke, M.A. founded ABHC in 1995 to provide evaluation and treatment services to the Austin community. Dr. Yorke regularly consults with parents and school districts on assessment and identification issues, in addition to treating patients in his private practice.
Education and Training
St. John's University Ph.D. 1989
Dr. Gary Yorke, Ph.D.'s Expert Contributions
Can schizophrenia be treated with talk therapy?
Typically, treatment consists of psychotherapy and medication management. You should consult with a psychiatrist and a therapist to determine the best options for you. Gary Yorke, Ph.D. READ MORE
Do I need to take medication for anxiety?
That is a question that can only be answered after a thorough assessment with a mental health professional. Most people will start with therapy first, and then add medication as needed. READ MORE
Do I have social anxiety disorder?
I am sorry that you are experiencing these difficulties. It certainly sounds like you may have an anxiety disorder. However, a proper diagnosis can only be made by a trained clinician who meets with you and takes a thorough history. At minimum, you could start with your primary care physician who would be able to rule out medical conditions that might contribute to your anxiety. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Texas Psychological Association
- American Psychological Association
Dr. Gary Yorke, Ph.D.'s Practice location
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Get to know Dr. Gary Yorke, who serves clients in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Yorke is a licensed psychologist in independent private practice at Austin Behavioral Health Center. Austin Behavioral Health Center has been providing evaluation and treatment services to the Austin community since 1995. It was founded by Dr. Yorke and his wife, Jane Yorke, MA, and maintains a strong commitment to providing the best possible psychological services to Austin and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Yorke enjoys working with parents, children, and adolescents, and is available for psychological evaluations, child and adolescent therapy, counseling for parents, and play therapy. In addition to treating patients in his private practice, he regularly consults with parents and school districts on assessment and identification issues. Dr. Yorke is an active member of the Texas Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Yorke has taught numerous workshops to parents and professionals on Attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, pervasive developmental disorders, Asperger’s Disorder, child therapy, and the use of games in child and play therapy. He is the creator of My First Therapy Game, The Social and Emotional Competence Game, The Social and Emotional Competence Card Game, and author of My Medication Workbook. Dr. Yorke’s most recent publication is two chapters in Game Play: Therapeutic Use of Games with Children and Adolescents.
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