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WHAT I DO

Inspiring relational and personal solutions, I provide treatment and techniques for handling challenges– from stress, conflict management, marital discord, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and addiction.

PSYCHIATRY

Board Certified in Psychiatry. I combine psychotherapy, medication management, and life style interventions to treat mental health disorders. Such combination therapy has been associated with significantly higher rates of improvement in symptoms and increased quality of life. read more…

PSYCHOTHERAPY & ANALYSIS

The “Talking Cure.” I  look for patterns or events that may play a role in your current difficulties. As a psychoanalyst, I believe that childhood events and unconscious feelings, thoughts, and motivations play a role in mental illness and maladaptive behaviors. read more…

LEADERSHIP COACHING

The Next Step. I use practical, structured and scientifically supported methods to help clients with self-awareness and social skills, as well as improving time management, productivity, organization,  and impulse control to improve work performance and quality of life. read more…

I SEE SOLUTIONS, NOT PROBLEMS.
I SEE PEOPLE, NOT PATIENTS.

ABOUT DR. KESLER

Dr. Keith Kesler is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist with an active psychotherapy and coaching practice in Austin, Texas. He has more than 20 years of experience as a psychiatrist, a psychotherapist, and a leadership coach. Dr. Kesler provides a valuable framework to help his patients become more engaged, satisfied, and successful in their goals, endeavors, and relationships.

Before becoming a psychiatrist, Dr. Kesler served in the National Health Service Corps delivering babies and treating patients in a rural community. Board-Certified in emergency medicine, he practiced emergency and trauma medicine for more than 12 years. On the clinical faculty of Texas Tech Medical School and the University of Texas at Houston, he taught residents of emergency medicine, family practice, internal medicine, and pediatrics.

Dr. Kesler’s psychotherapeutic and psychiatric practice rests on his broad range of clinical experiences and he utilizes that same foundational knowledge in his coaching approach.

When he’s not working with patients and clients, Dr. Kesler is an avid photographer and yoga enthusiast.

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SOME FACTS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It determines how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental illness impairs our sense of well-being. Early and appropriate treatment can reduce the emotional and financial burden of mental illness.

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PERCENT OF AMERICANS HAVE DEPRESSION 

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PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUFFER FROM ANXIETY  

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THOUSAND AMERICANS COMMIT SUICIDE EACH YEAR 

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PERCENT OF ALL DEPRESSION CAN BE EFFECTIVLEY TREATED

WHAT PATIENTS SAY ABOUT DR. KESLER

  • As a young woman, what impressed me the most about Dr. Kesler was his instant ability to put me at ease. He is incredibly easy to talk to and strikes a nice balance between thoughtful insights and probing questions. I sincerely give him a “two thumbs up!”  

    Ms. T.A,
  • I was feeling overwhelmed at work and pulled many different directions. Through working with Dr. Kesler, I learned how look at what is really important. Dr Kesler challenged my thinking and helped me to consider things I would not have thought of otherwise.

    Mr. W.T.B.
  • Dr. Kesler gave me hope. He was 100% committed to helping me get better. Dr. Kesler took a rational approach with medication to treat my severe depression. I’m happier and more confident. If you are suffering, please make it a point to see Dr. Kesler.

    Mr. R.
  • Dr. Kesler was extremely compassionate, took my fears and concerns seriously but also used humor when appropriate to help me understand his point. He provides his clients with actionable insights. These insights led me to positive, life-changing results. 

    Mr. W.T.
  • My anxiety has diminished greatly and my confidence has improved. I appreciate his compassion and his authentic presence in sessions. You stand to gain a lot from his approach. Dr. K is invested in helping his patients and clients feel and function better.

    Mr. S.D.
  • Dr. Kesler is a sage counselor, a great listener, and his guidance significantly improved my personal and business success. Working with him helped me understand my value and seek fair compensation in my business.You can’t do better than Dr. Kesler.

    Mr. R.P.
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