Meet Dr. Annette Brissett
Dr. Annette Brissett is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Owner/Director of Houston Psychology Consultants, a private practice based in Houston, Texas. Dr. Annette Brissett received her Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine, specializing in clinical psychology; and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Annette Brissett ’s private practice focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders, as well as providing supportive psychotherapy to individual women and men, Couples, families, children, adolescents, and groups, in the coping and management of health and mental health-related difficulties.
Dr. Annette Brissett has assisted countless individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds to better understand and cope with long-term illnesses and psychological distress. Over the years, Dr. Annette Brissett has consulted with Neurologists, Plastic Surgeons, Internists/family medicine, and OBGYN doctors in the care and support of patients recovering from cancer treatment, surgery or cognitive decline associated with traumatic brain injury. She has worked as an in-patient, Geriatric Psychologist, Body Image/Self Esteem Consultant, Day Treatment Counselor, in-home therapist, and; College Counselor/Advisor and elementary, middle and high school Counselor.
Her areas of expertise include helping individuals to cope with, and adjust to difficulties associated with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, crisis management and health-related personality changes. Dr. Annette Brissett 's therapeutic approach is cognitive-behavioral in nature, as well as interpersonally-oriented.
Dr. Annette Brissett has published several articles in peer-reviewed psychology, medical, academic and media-related journals; and has presented at psychological conferences in the US and Canada. She is often consulted by the media and medical professionals to offer expertise on mental health issues. Dr. Annette Brissett enjoys volunteering and serving in her community through local and international charitable and non-profit organizations. Dr. Annette Brissett is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologist and is a proud member of the following organizations:
- American Psychological Association
- Texas Psychological Association
- Houston Psychological Association
- Houston Medical Forum
- Texas Children's Hospital Ambassadors
- Casa El Buen Samaritano Medical Clinic