Weekday & Weekend appointments


In-office & virtual appointments



Virtual Waiting Room

Deena Velazquez Dong, APRN, PMHNP-BC


Deena is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who services adult clients throughout the state of Texas. She provides both televideo and in-person visits (currently limited to Austin-area residents at the time).


Her approach is collaborative, inquisitive, person-centered, and solutions focused. She primarily focuses on diagnostic and medication management. For more information on psychotherapy and talk therapy sessions, please see the "Therapists" menu item.


Deena is board certified in both Psychiatry and Family Practice and has the following degrees and certifications:

Post-Master’s Certificate, PMHNP, 2018

UT Rio Grande Valley, TX

Post-Master’s Certificate, ER/Trauma, 2017

UTHSC-Houston, TX

Master of Science in Nursing, Family NursePractitioner, 2012

UTMB-Galveston, TX

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN Registered Nurse, 2010

UTMB-Galveston, TX

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, 2005

The University of Texas, Austin, TX

She currently services clients in both community mental health and private practice facilities. When appropriate, she consults and collaborates with physicians on difficult or challenging cases.

Diagnostic Evaluations


Initial Diagnostic Evaluations


Routine Follow-Up Visits

Medication Management





Women's Mental Health


- Trying to Conceive

- Infertility and Loss

- Pregnancy & Postpartum



- Depressive Disorders

- Adjustment Disorders

- Grief and Loss


* Currently we refer out for Bipolardisorders



- Anxiety Disorders

- Panic Disorder

- Phobias





- ADHD Screening & Evaluation

- Computer based Diagnostic Testing

- Medication Management


* Records of prior ADHD diagnosis may be required