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Mental Health & Psychiatric Hospital in Georgetown, TX

Welcome to Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute (GBHI). We are a state-of-the-art, 118-bed acute care psychiatric hospital offering comprehensive behavioral health services to adults, teens, children and seniors located in the Georgetown and Austin areas. Our inpatient acute care services and outpatient programs support patients through their discharge or as an effective alternative to hospitalization.

Our hospital provides person-centered treatment within a safe environment staffed by knowledgeable and empathetic professionals. Our staff works with each individual patient to promote stabilization and healing according to the patient’s unique needs. Patients gain skills in the areas of developing healthy boundaries, learning how to appropriately express emotions, using effective communication skills, increasing self-esteem, managing anger, and developing life skills.

Call us today at 877-500-9151 or visit us on campus to learn more about our behavioral health programs, admissions process, and management staff. We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to guide you through your personalized healing process.

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COVID-19 Update

Georgetown Behavioral Healthcare Institute has been monitoring the daily events surrounding the COVID-19 virus and complying with guidance from the CDC and our state and local public health departments. While we maintain our commitment to high quality and compassionate care, we are keenly aware that we must protect and maintain a safe treatment environment for our patients, family members, and staff. We are here to support and protect each other. As such, we have implemented the following procedures/restrictions.

  • Upon entering our building all, family members, vendors, and patients will be asked specific questions about their current healthcare status, including signs and symptoms of any upper respiratory conditions. This brief questionnaire may also include a temperature scan. Outpatient services will continue as normal, but patients will be queried about symptoms and may be scanned for temperature.
  • At this time In-person visitation is prohibited. Our virtual visitation hours are 10:00am – 7:00pm:
    • Adults (18+) – Tuesday and Thursday
    • Children (8-12) and Adolescents (13-17) – Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday
    • In order to schedule a patient visit via ZOOM, please call (512)639-1271 between 10:00am – 7:00pm.
  • All family therapy sessions will be held telephonically or virtually. In-house therapists/case managers will coordinate these appointments with family members.
  • All vendors will be asked to enter through the front entrance and screened for temperature. Vendor access will be limited and at the discretion of hospital management.
  • Georgetown Behavioral Healthcare strives to keep everyone who has entrusted their care to us in the safest environment possible. As information changes, we will update these procedures. We appreciate your understanding as we respond to these challenges and take utmost care for all of our patients.

Monica Ochoa, CEO
Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute.