Episode 7 features an insightful conversation between Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and Dr. Debra Atkisson about the state of youth in Fort Worth, Texas. What is research showing, and what are the pediatricians and psychologists from the largest clinics in Fort Worth seeing? Hosted by Kathryn Forbes.
Debra Atkisson, MD is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who serves as the Regional Medical Director for Connections Wellness Group in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. As a Professional Certified Coach, she also serves as a Physician Development Coach at the TCU Burnett School of Medicine. She has served in leadership roles in Texas psychiatry, and currently is the President of the Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as a Representative to the American Psychiatric Association from Texas. A fifth-generation Texan, Dr. Atkisson graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. She completed a general psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry in Topeka. She is passionate about serving as an advocate for patients’ mental health as well as educating the public and fellow physicians about the many ways we can all help improve the mental health of our patients.