Robert N Earle


Robert Earle is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc and has been in practice since 1996. In addition to his private practice, Dr Earle serves as Principal Investigator for neuroscience clinical trials and assists in research and development of new psycho-pharmacological agents.

Stephen Lippold


Stephen Lippold is a licensed psychologist and has been in practice since 1988. Dr Lippold offers neuro-psychological assessments to examine the brain function of patients with a variety of neurological conditions, with a focus on the geriatric population.

Woodrow W Coppedge


Woodrow Coppedge is a general adult psychiatrist who has been in practice since 2002. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and completed his residency training in psychiatry at UTMB in Galveston. He joined Bay Area Psychiatry Group in 2013 and works with clients aged 18 and older. Dr Coppedge treats a broad spectrum of mental health issues.

Lynda Barker


Lynda Barker is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Research Coordinator. She works with all populations providing diagnosis, medication management, and counseling services for individuals and families.

Myra Johnson


Myra Johnson provides Individual, Family, and Group Psychotherapy. Ms Johnson also works as a Certified Care Manager specializing in issues related to aging and elder care. She has extensive knowledge of costs, quality, and availability of community resources.

Paige Thomson


Paige Thomson offers Individual, Family, and Group Psychotherapy with an interest in high-risk adolescents and families in crisis. Mrs Thomson is skilled in numerous therapy modalities and creates individualized treatment plans to meet specific client needs.

Laura Hicks


Laura Hicks provides individual, marital, and family therapy for adolescents and adults for a wide variety of both clinical and non-clinical issues. Areas of special interest include couples counseling, relationship skills development for teens and adults, parenting issues, emotional abuse, divorce recovery, and faith-based counseling (if requested).

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Lisa Layne


For more than 20 years, Lisa Layne, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has provided child (age 6+), adolescent, individual, couples and family therapy. Ms. Layne has worked primarily in the Galveston, Baytown, and Clear Lake areas providing trauma recovery, cognitive behavioral, behavior modification, insight oriented therapy to a variety of clients, who have survived sex, physical, emotional abuse, and other life changing events. Ms. Layne spent nearly nine years working in two different juvenile justice systems providing psychiatric assessments, crisis, short and longer term therapy services. Additionally, Ms. Layne provides motivation, and psycho-educational guidance to clients struggling with ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Parenting, Divorce, Blended/Stepfamily issues, Chronic and Terminal Illness, and Grief/Bereavement. Ms. Layne has worked as a professional journalist, and subsequently earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She provides a unique clinical skill set, allowing her clients to focus on utilizing often overlooked creativity, intellect, and other emotional strengths to obtain successful coping, mood management and strategic outcomes.

Mike Caltzontzint


Mike Caltzontzint is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and is the most recent addition to Bay Area Psychiatry Group. His primary focus is to provide effective and efficient psychiatric services to the adolescent, adult and geriatric population.  Though skilled in management of a broad range of mental health diagnoses, Mike has a special interest working with military personnel, as he himself is a marine veteran. PTSD and other trauma related issues are of particular interest to Mike.