Gregory Scott Brown, M.D., is a psychiatrist, yogi, writer, and wellness advocate. He is a leading voice in support of evidence-based holistic mental health treatment and prevention, and a committed advocate for men's health and wellness.
Dr. Brown is founder and director of the Center for Green Psychiatry, an Austin-based outpatient group practice, and he is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Texas Dell Medical School.
His clinical philosophy supports an integrative approach to health and wellness that utilizes a combination of conventional treatments (medications and psychotherapy) with complementary measures like mind-body medicine (meditation and yoga), physical activity, discussions on spirituality and purpose, and judicious use of natural supplements.
Dr. Brown has published in academic journals and the popular press. His work has been featured in Current Psychiatry, Austin Fit Magazine, Mashable, Dr. Jane Greer's Doctor on Call, Medscape, and Men's Health Magazine, among others.
Dr. Brown received a doctorate in medicine (M.D.) from the McGovern Medical School, completed residency training in general psychiatry at the Dell Medical School in Austin, and completed a fellowship in integrative medicine from the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, graduating with honors. Dr. Brown is also an alumni of Rice University, where he received a bachelors degree, and Johns Hopkins University, where he completed a post-baccalaureate premedical program. Prior to transitioning to medicine, he studied music for several years at The Juilliard School in New York.
Dr. Brown has been awarded a SAMHSA Minority Fellowship by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and in this capacity served on the APA Communications Council for two years.
Dr. Brown is an advocate for the therapeutic value of yoga and considers himself a mind-body physician. He is a registered yoga teacher (RYT-200) with Yoga Alliance, and he has completed additional training in the trauma-conscious yoga method. Dr. Brown lives in Austin with his wife.