Dr. Jason Garvin is the director of Psychiatric Services for McLean OCDI Houston, and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. He is double board-certified in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, he has provided intensive psychotherapy and medication management for adults, adolescents, and children for over 12 years.
Dr. Garvin graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences medical school and completed his psychiatry residency and fellowship training at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. As a psychiatry resident, he completed a three-month rotation on the inpatient unit at the Menninger OCD Treatment Program in 2001 in Topeka, Kansas. Since then, he has maintained a strong interest in OCD and other anxiety disorders, and continues to provide evidence-based collaborative care and treatment with community therapists. In his role at McLean OCDI Houston, he brings a strong understanding of how medications for OCD and anxiety disorders are best utilized to help make exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy as effective as possible.