Gregory Scott Brown, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist, writer, and wellness advocate. He is founder and director of the Center for Green Psychiatry, an Austin-based outpatient group practice, an affiliate faculty member at the University of Texas Dell Medical School, and a mental health advisor and columnist for Men's Health Magazine. He believes we can work together to fight mental health stigma by having open and honest conversations about mental health. Dr. Brown is an advocate for evidence-based integrative care that includes incorporating exercise, mindfulness, meditation, and nutrition with standard of care treatments for mental illness.
Dr. Brown is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, specialty training in general psychiatry at the University of Texas Dell Medical School, and received an M.D. from the McGovern Medical School in Houston. Dr. Brown is an alumni of Rice University, where he received a bachelors degree in anthropology, and Johns Hopkins University, where he completed a post-baccalaureate premedical program. Prior to his transition to medicine, Dr. Brown studied music at The Juilliard School in New York.
Dr. Brown was awarded a SAMHSA Minority Fellowship by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and in this capacity participated on the APA Council on Communications for two years. He remains a proud member of the APA.
Dr. Brown beleives in the therapeutic value of yoga, and he often writes and speaks about its benefits for mental health prevention and treatment. Dr. Brown lives in Austin with his wife.