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American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Double Board Certified Psychiatrist in Dallas, TX  Serving the Metroplex

Rao Psychiatry specializes in whole range of Adult, Child and Adolescent psychiatric issues.

Dr. Rao holds board certifications in both adult psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry, specializing in comprehending the emotional and behavioral needs of individuals spanning various age groups, from children to adolescents and adults,

along with their families. Rao Psychiatry is committed to providing a friendly and considerate service, a quality appreciated by patients throughout Dallas, TX. The practice offers convenient and straightforward scheduling, ensuring that patients have easy access to Dr. Rao, who is prompt in addressing their needs.


Dr. Rao firmly believes in several key principles of patient care, including shared decision-making, patient-centered care, patient education, and inter-professional collaboration. These principles are the foundation of her practice and promote active patient engagement, leading to improved outcomes for both patients and their families. They empower individuals to make meaningful changes in their lives, fostering a sense of hope and the opportunity to thrive.


Health and wellness, in Dr. Rao's view, encompass the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of well-being. These aspects are interconnected and form an integral part of an individual's overall health. When interventions address each of these dimensions comprehensively, the resulting changes are not only enduring but also deeply meaningful, ultimately contributing to a higher quality of life for patients.


Dr. Rao is the proprietor of Rao Psychiatry and boasts extensive experience and training in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. Her expertise covers conditions such as ADHD, mood disorders, depression, developmental delays, neurodevelopmental disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, autism spectrum disorders, thought disorders, anxiety disorders, social phobias, adjustment issues, self-harming behaviors, substance use problems, sleep-wake disorders, sexual dysfunctions, gender dysphoria, neurocognitive disorders, personality disorders, and various other emotional and behavioral challenges.


If you find yourself grappling with a challenging situation and are seeking relief from it, psychiatric consultation with Dr. Rao can offer psychopharmacological guidance and therapeutic support. Dr. Rao's services are available to patients from across Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) and the surrounding areas, characterized by confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.


Dr. Rao holds a dual certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and is fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of Texas. Her dedication to enhancing the well-being of her patients is evident in her commitment to delivering comprehensive psychiatric care and support.

Dr. Rao is deeply committed to her patients' well-being, and her approach emphasizes meaningful interactions while being cautious about medicalizing ordinary life experiences and avoiding over-treatment. She prioritizes recommending medications only when there is a solid clinical basis for their use. Importantly, her assessment and recommendations are entirely free from any influence of third-party financial incentives. Her loyalty and ethical responsibility are solely directed toward the best interests of her patients.


At Rao Psychiatry, the primary objective is to collaborate closely with patients in developing a treatment plan that is not only medically sound but also practical and mutually agreeable. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Rao's overarching aim is to assist her patients in achieving their personal goals.


While many individuals seek the services of Rao Psychiatry to overcome mental challenges and find healing, Dr. Rao's ultimate goal extends beyond symptom relief. She is dedicated to helping her patients discover the essence of leading a meaningful life. Dr. Rao firmly believes in the scientific and therapeutic aspects of psychiatry that revolve around understanding and enhancing well-being through assessments and interventions aimed at bolstering positive psychosocial factors. Her approach expands the field of psychiatry beyond merely addressing symptoms to actively promoting well-being among individuals dealing with mental health issues.



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