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 writing and commentary have been featured in Current Psychiatry, Austin Fit Magazine, Mashable, Dr. Jane Greer's Doctor on Call, Well+Good, Medscape, and Men's Health Magazine, among others.
Dr. Brown is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed a fellowship in integrative medicine from the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, specialty training in general psychiatry from the Dell Medical School, and received an M.D. from the McGovern Medical School. Dr. Brown is 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 his transition to medicine, Dr. Brown studied music for two years 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 served on the APA Communications Council.
Dr. Brown is an advocate for the therapeutic value of yoga and a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. In addition to maintaining his own yoga practice, Dr. Brown often writes and speaks about the benefits of yoga in mental health prevention and treatment. Dr. Brown lives in the Austin area with his wife.