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SIMS Provider Network

SIMS partners with over 70 licensed mental health providers in Austin and the surrounding area. The foundation of our program, these generous professionals work at a reduced rate, allowing SIMS to provide affordable life-saving services to the music community.

Partner Organizations


Austin Child Guidance Center has a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors who provide individual, family, and group therapy; psychiatric and psychological services; parent education; community presentations and consultations; and training to current and future mental health professionals.

Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up in a confidential  caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills.

Austin Recovery provides effective and compassionate detox and residential addiction treatment for individuals, families and communities. Their transformational treatment model brings about in-depth cognitive, behavioral and spiritual changes essential for overcoming addiction – giving clients a new freedom and a life full of promise in recovery.

Austin Turning Point Sober Living is committed to insuring a safe, clean, spiritual environment dedicated to providing high quality sober living. The Sober Living program is structured to implement everything residents have learned in treatment or through the twelve step recovery process.

Bridgeway Holistic Sober Living not only specializes in recovery, but also in healing – addressing the root causes of addiction, getting to the underlying pain, shame, guilt, fear and resentments that we numb, helping our clients get to their feelings and heal at the root level. We provide coaching, counseling and holistic services that help address the core unresolved emotional issues that cause addiction, compulsive behaviors, codependency and depression.

Cross Creek Hospital offers a compassionate and caring environment where highly trained and qualified mental health professionals are devoted to providing comprehensive inpatient treatment for adolescents, adults, and senior adults who are struggling with mental, emotional, and/or behavioral concerns.

Joyce Grace Sober House is a family styled, 12 step-based private pay residence in South Austin. It offers a structured, bright, spacious  and clean environment in which to live a sober life; with a zero-tolerance* policy on drug/alcohol relapse and old behavior associated with drug and alcohol abuse.

MedSavers is a family-owned and operated pharmacy committed to making medication affordable again, especially for people who have little to no health insurance.

Right Step Hill Country is a residential treatment center that provides substance abuse treatment in a scenic, relaxed, and private atmosphere in the famous Texas hill country.

Sage Recovery and Wellness Center provides affordable quality care for adults and adolescents struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. Sage offers individual counseling, family counseling, and intensive outpatient group therapy in a calm, inviting setting to Austin and all surrounding Central Texas areas.

Seton Mind Institute connects those who need medication for emotional problems like anxiety and depression with the right psychiatrist. At Seton’s Intensive Outpatient Program, clients with substance abuse issues can live and work in their community while still receiving addiction treatment. SIMS clients are seen by resident doctors of Seton Mind Institute, under the supervision of senior licensed psychiatrists who are also teaching faculty at UT Southwest Medical Center.

Specialty Clinic of Austin offers comprehensive assessment, formal diagnosis, medication evaluation and management, and psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults under age 55. Treatment plans are developed to address areas of need and are built on a foundation of self-care.

Stress Reduction Clinic provides instruction and support for those seeking to increase their capacity to live a more grounded and peaceful life.

 Texas Star Recovery is a 28-bed treatment program for men and women over the age of 18, who suffer from dual diagnosis. Inpatient treatment, Residential treatment , Partial Hospitalization (PHP),  Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and aftercare services are offered.


Private Practitioners


Deann Acton, LMFT ATR-BC

Patricia Belleno, LPC-S

Oliver Bernhardt, DO

Steven Blaisdell, LPC

David Braham, LMFT

John Breeding, Ph.D

Karen Breeding, LPC

Nicole Brogdon, LPC

Danielle Brown, LCSW, R-DMT

Janet Carbonneau, LPC

Catherine Cogburn, LPC

Mary Combs, LPC

Hector Del Toro, LPC

Carol Dodgen, LCSW

Victoria Dorsey Drewy, LPC

Chris Farrell, LCSW

Bernard Fleming, LPC, LMFT

Trae Gilbert, LPC

Sean Gorman, LPC

Michelle Halsall, LPC

Kimberly Harrison, Ph.D.

Michael Hegener, LPC, CGP

Mary Holman, LPC

Gloria Howell, LPC

Don Jones, Ph.D, LPC

Anita Jung, LPC

Sue Kullerd, LPC

Veronica Leal, LPC

Nyla Lengacher, LCSW

Howard Lindemann, LCSW

Ashley Logan, LPC, LSOTP, RPT

Loretta Macias, LPC

Ross Martin, LCSW



James Maxwell, LPC

Lisa McCafferty, MA, NCC, LPC

Darren McCall, LPC

Tracey McCullick, LPC

Kathie McIver, LPC

Shannon Mekuly, LPC

Deanna Miesch, LPC, ATR

Claire Miner, Ph.D, LPC

Nicholas Mohr, LPC

Ananda Moss, LCSW

Cristina Culiolo Peck,  LMFTA

Martha Pulkingham, LPC

Gilbert Ramos, LCSW

Barbara Reiver, LPC

Alan Rivas, LCSW

Michael Romero, LCSW

Joy Ruth, LCSW

Michelle Kelley Schuler, LPC

Daniel Stober, LPC

Amy Sugeno, LCSW

Charles Sweet, MD, MPH

Carlos Tirado, MD, MPH, FABAN

Leslie Tourish, LPC

Brent Turnipseed, MD

Kirk VanLaningham, LPC

Stuart Vexler, PhD

Gianna Viola, LCSW

David Walsh, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Jodi White, MA, LPC

Jennifer Wilhelm, LCSW

Melissa Wilson, LPC

Christine Winston, LCSW

Lynn Zipoy, PhD, LPC