UPDATE: See what mental health facilities in the Lake Travis-Westlake area are doing to stay operational

(Courtesy Blank Slate Therapy)
(Courtesy Blank Slate Therapy)

(Courtesy Blank Slate Therapy)

Mental health practices throughout Travis County and beyond have been having to adjust their operations due to the spread of the coronavirus, and that is no different for those in the Lake Travis-Westlake area. Many are still open, but all of the professionals contacted had to modify their operations in some way, with the most prominent change being a switch to teletherapy. Community Impact Newspaper is regularly contacting Lake Travis-Westlake mental health professionals to learn the latest updates on how they are managing as more calls for social distancing are made at the regional, state and federal levels. The latest updates can be found below. If the business listed on the corresponding map is still pending, the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team has reached out and is still waiting for information.

Don't see your mental health care practice or one you want to know about in the Lake Travis-Westlake area on the list? Readers and mental health professionals can share updates with the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team by emailing ltwnews@communityimpact.com. This list will be updated as information is forthcoming.

Lakeway Counseling Center & Wind Horse Hill Retreat Center (Sallie E. Ingle MA LPC-S)

1007 S. RM 620, Ste. 202, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: offering video or phone sessions

Lake Travis Counseling Connection PLLC (Jan Shope, LPC-S)

311 S. RM 620, Ste. 103, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: offers both HIPAA-compliant video sessions and phone sessions

Evolve Counseling of Lakeway (Lori Sheffield, licensed marriage and family therapist)

2802 Flintrock Trace, Ste. B101, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: Offers both HIPAA-compliant video sessions and phone sessions

Lakeway Psychiatry and Behavioral Health LLC

1205 S. RM 620, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: offering telemedicine portals for clients

Gentle Connections Counseling

311 S. RM 620, Ste. 100, Lakeway



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Hill Country Therapy & Testing

1021 S. RM 620, Ste. B, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: Some therapists have moved to only teletherapy sessions, but some are still conducting neuropsychological testing in person for now.

MGA Crisis Intervention

1202 Lakeway Drive, Ste. 113, Lakeway


Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Nguyen, Diane D.O.

1010 S. RM 620, Ste. 108, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: Telepsych services will be available upon request for all existing patients. Please call the office or fill out the contact page for more information.


107 S. RM 620, Ste. 300, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: no change in operation so far

Mind Body Life Connection

1213 S. RM 620, Ste. 203, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: started doing teletherapy this week, will be 100% teletherapy until further notice

Dr. Brian L. Vasquez, PhD

401 S. RM 620, Lakeway



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Sarah Cortez, MS LPC CSAT

311 S. RM 620, Ste. 106


Open: yes

Notes: has been implementing teletherapy for a couple of years, but is still meeting in person; making sure office is sanitized and bottled water is available

Tracy Asamoah MD, PA

11701 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 205, Austin



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Dusty Byrd, LPC

14001 Bee Cave Parkway, Bldg. B, Ste. 100, Austin



Open: yes

Notes: providing both HIPAA-compliant video sessions and phone sessions

Family Matters Counseling

1502 N. RM 620, Ste. 203, Lakeway



Open: yes

Notes: providing phone sessions, sliding scale payments available

Austin Family Mental Health

2700 Bee Caves Road, Austin



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Hill Behavioral Wellness

12600 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. R-275, Bee Cave



Open: N/A

Notes: waiting on information

Austin Behavioral Health Center

3355 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 610, West Lake Hills



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education

900 N. Cuernavaca Drive, Austin



Open: yes

Notes: conducting more telehealth sessions; should be fully operational for telehealth sessions by the week of March 23

Hope & Wellness Rising

11701 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 207, Austin



Open: yes

Notes: moving completely to teletherapy sessions on March 23

Bray Counseling, PLLC

3355 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 101, Austin



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Hill Country Mental Health Associates

3532 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 101B, Austin


Open: Yes

Notes: Switched to 100% teletherapy sessions for clients

Capital Psychiatric Health

3355 Bee Caves Road, West Lake Hills



Open: TBD

Notes: waiting on information

Jennifer Pereira, LPC, RD

7603 Comanche Trail, Austin



Open: yes

Notes: providing both HIPAA-compliant video sessions and phone sessions
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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