Austin's Top Psychiatrist

Dr. Cheryl Hodges, MD, ABPN

Dr. Hodges is a General Psychiatrist, a Medical Doctor who diagnoses and treats individuals who struggle with mental health issues or mental illness.  As a medical doctor, she takes into consideration the entire patient including any and all concurrent medical issues, recognizing any medical or otherwise non-psychiatric issues that must be ruled out and addressed.  Working directly with patients suffering from one or multiple mental health issues, she provides comprehensive psychiatric care that is evidence-based and consistent with the widely accepted standard of care practices yet tailored to each individual.  As an experienced psychiatrist based in Austin, her patients appreciate the warmth, professional integrity, and open communication that define her medical practice.  She assists patients to better understand their mental and emotional health, and having all of the necessary information, they are able make well informed decisions that will assist and empower them in their recovery.


Scope of Practice

Dr. Hodges specializes in mood disorders including depressive disorders, depression due to a medical illness, dysthymia, and bipolar spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, adjustment disorders, binge eating disorder,  anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, thought or psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, women’s issues, and dual diagnoses.


Dr. Hodges is an outpatient psychiatrist and is not affiliated with any hospitals or other institution.   

Medical Services

As a board certified General Psychiatrist, Dr. Hodges offers the highest quality psychiatric services to adult patients here in the Austin area.

Initial Psychiatric Evaluation & Diagnostic Formulation



Continuity of Care, &
Collaboration with Providers

Recommendations &

Treatment Plan

Psychotherapy &

Referrals as Needed

Ongoing Psychiatric

Care & Management