Provider type: Board-Certified Psychiatrist
Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD is a General Psychiatrist who works in the Katy area. She was born and raised in the beautiful tropical island of Puerto Rico when she later decided to relocate with her family to Texas to further her career. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She always had a passion for science and health and after finishing her bachelor degree on Microbiology at the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios completed a medical doctorate degree in the prestigious Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. It was during her medical internship and clinical rotations that she decided to specialize in one of the most rewarding specialties in medicine, Psychiatry. She completed her General Psychiatry Training Program at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus and graduated in 2008.
She started her own Medical private practice in a small town in Puerto Rico called Barceloneta, until she decided to relocate to Texas with her loving husband family and children. Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios started her medical journey in Texas working at the VA health system helping those who protected our country in time of war. She worked in the VA system for over 5 years helping those in need of mental health. She then had the opportunity to do telemedicine during her VA system position and outside of the VA and gained experience in that new emerging field for about 5 years.
Dr. Gonzalez-Berrios decided to take all of that knowledge that has gained over the years and will start seeing patients as outpatient provider in the Katy area. She has vast knowledge in treating different conditions such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, intellectual impairment, ADHD, eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, etc. She is looking forward to help others with their mental health. She is also trained to be a motivational speaker and a wellness coach which gives her more tools to help her patients in the mental health field.