Dr. Ruth Allbritton MD

  • Psychiatry Houston, TX

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Dr. Ruth Allbritton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with another office in Friendswood, TX. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Allbritton is affiliated with Devereux Texas Treatment Network, Harris County Psychiatric Center and Memorial Hermann Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Ruth Allbritton has the following 7 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Locations & Directions

18333 Egret Bay Blvd
Houston, TX 77058

1560 W Bay Area Blvd
Friendswood, TX 77546

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