About Dr. Garcia-Bravo

Lizbeth K. Garcia-Bravo, PhD

Director of Assessment and Therapeutic Services

Dr. Garcia-Bravo is a bilingual licensed psychologist specializing in psychological assessment and individual psychotherapy for adults. She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin and her undergraduate degree in psychology from Texas A&M University. She completed her APA-approved internship and postdoctoral residency at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio, where she specialized in clinical geropsychology and rural mental health. Dr. Garcia-Bravo has also received training as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). She has worked with patients in diverse settings through her broad training and work experiences, including VA hospitals and hospice units, brain injury rehabilitation programs, university counseling centers, and private practice (neuropsychology and general).

Dr. Garcia-Bravo provides assessment and individual therapy services in English and Spanish. She has extensive experience working with adults with a wide range of clinical issues, including aging issues, cognitive disabilities (due to brain injury, stroke, etc), depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, anger management, stress management, relationship issues, caregiver burden, grief and loss, career and life choices, rehabilitation issues, and adjustment difficulties. Her theoretical orientation draws from humanistic, mindfulness-based, and cognitive behavioral therapies.

Dr. Garcia-Bravo is married and has two young children. She was raised in Texas and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking, listening to a variety of music, and traveling.

Clinical Specializations (adults 18yrs+)

Psychological Assessments:

Pre-Surgical Psychological Evaluations
-Bariatric Patients
-Chronic Pain Patients
Personality & Emotional Functioning Assessments
Intellectual & Cognitive Assesments
Career Assessments

Individual Psychotherapy:

Aging and Geriatric Issues
Coping with Brain Injury
Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
Caregiver Stress
Self-Esteem Issues
Adjustment to Loss and Change
Anger or Irritability
Life Transitions
Stress Management
Pre- and Post-Surgical Concerns
Cultural/Diversity Issues