Dr. Javed PANS/PANDAS News

By |2020-07-03T18:23:46+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Child Psychiatry, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Psychiatry, Online Resources, PANS/PANDAS, Physician-Patient Relationship, Psychotherapy|

Dr. Qazi Javed was recently named to the Governor of Texas' Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council by Governor Abbott. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Javed and the Integrative Psychiatry Austin team will be discussing this often misunderstood condition in an informal video [...]

Virtual Visits are Available

By |2020-07-08T20:48:42+00:00March 13th, 2020|Austin Integrative Therapist, Cedar Park Integrative Therapist, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Psychiatry, Psychotherapy|

Telemedicine services make keeping appointments convenient and easy Integrative Psychiatry Austin is pleased to offer virtual visits to our existing patients. When meeting in person is inconvenient due to having to travel, or to accommodate a trip away, our virtual visit brings us together [...]

Q&A with Qazi Javed, MD – Medication vs. Herbs

By |2020-01-29T03:23:55+00:00January 29th, 2020|Austin Integrative Therapist, Cedar Park Integrative Therapist, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Psychiatry, Psychotherapy|

Q How different is the experience of using medicine vs. using herbs for mental health issues? The vast majority of my career has been based in practicing traditional, western medicine where we utilize psychopharmacology. We find that medicine is very effective at addressing symptoms [...]

First things first

By |2018-09-30T01:21:24+00:00October 4th, 2018|Dreams, Psychotherapy|

John was very depressed. In therapy, he had not discovered anything moving about himself. One day, he was telling me about his daily routine. He would go to bed late at night watching Netflix and then would struggle to wake up in the morning. To [...]

The healing power of spontaneity

By |2017-03-07T16:49:04+00:00June 7th, 2014|Psychotherapy|

Spontaneity is a voluntary or undetermined action. It is frequently observed that in difficult times, spontaneity disappears. A state akin to freezing up happens. Security is desired. Predictability is desired. Spontaneous decisions tend to be a trade off for more predictable decisions; yet both [...]