Supporting Your Well-Being
We're Here to Listen
Supporting Your Well-Being
We're Here to Listen
Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples.
Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan.
We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
Brandon Bates, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist licensed in Texas. He and his family moved to Graham in 2006 to raise their children and be a part of a community he and his wife, Kerri, believe in. Being a native of Graham, he is excited about being able to give back to the community that gave so much to him. Dr. Bates graduated from Tarleton State University in 1998 with his Bachelor’s degree and from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2002 with a Doctorate of Psychology.
Dr. Bates has been an active member of different Board of Directors in Graham and currently serves as a trustee for the Graham ISD. He also enjoys coaching youth sports and is an active member of the First United Methodist Church. Dr. Bates also has developed a passion for mission work and traveled to Haiti following the 2009 hurricane to provide trauma assistance and has provided trauma assistance for the American Red Cross following tornadoes in Oklahoma.
Outside of work and spending time with his family, Dr. Bates is an avid outdoorsman, and will jokingly try and lobby for holding “therapy sessions” in the deer stand. On a serious note, he is passionate about his work as well, as anyone who meets with him will see. Dr. Bates enjoys working with a variety of individuals through a cognitive-behavioral perspective to adopt more rational thinking patterns, improve coping skills, and decrease symptomology. Dr. Bates provides individual, couples, and family therapy, along with complete psychological evaluations for assistance with differential diagnoses and treatment planning to answer specific referral questions.
Dr. Kerri Bates is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy as well as consultation with primary care providers as she has a specialty in health psychology. She has been in private practice since 2002. Through the years she has honed and developed her skills combining the science of psychology along with the art of therapy. Her goal is to provide a non-judgmental, respectful, and compassionate environment where individuals can feel comfortable sharing their struggles along with their successes. Dr. Bates has also recently joined the clinical research team at Grayline Research Center in Wichita Falls, which is a phase III clinical trial research center.
Dr. Bates graduated from Tarleton State University in 1998 with a BA in Psychology, then received her Masters and Doctorate from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2002. She completed a 12-month internship in Porterville, California, and a 12-month residency in South Texas.
Dr. Bates stays busy balancing her passion for her work, being a wife to fellow Psychologist, Brandon, and raising their two sons. She also believes in carving out some self-time for yoga and working outside on her flowers. Dr. Bates can treat a variety of disorders, work with individuals navigating life’s challenges, and assist individuals in creating their “best life.” She considers it a privilege when a client allows her to walk alongside them on life’s journey. She wants to empower individuals to gain new understanding and envision and create a new future.
“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
~ Elie Wiesel
Sadie Vandehey is a Licensed Psychological Associate with Independent Practice and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and Spanish from Midwestern State University. Sadie continued her education at Midwestern State University and completed her Master of Clinical and Counseling Psychology degree in 2015.
Sadie provides a variety of clinical services including psychotherapy and psychological assessment. She has experience in providing psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, children, couples, groups, and families. Professional experience includes working with individuals struggling with mood disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders), trauma (e.g. domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse), relationship difficulties, parenting, job loss, grief recovery, the aging process, and crisis and stress management. Also, therapy can serve to strengthen resilience, build communication skills, improve self-esteem, increase confidence, aid with decision making, work on conflict resolution, and to rebuild trust. Sadie also provides psychological assessments to assist with differential diagnoses, treatment recommendations, and to answer a variety of other referral questions.
Sadie is a nature lover and enjoys spending time outdoors, especially horseback riding. She is married to her husband, Michael, and together they have a blended family of four children.
Both a practicing therapist and nurse, Andra has a keen awareness of all things health. A graduate of Texas A&M University (Psychology), with follow up degrees at Midwestern State University (MA Clinical Psychology, BS Nursing), Andra is currently enrolled in a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program. Andra provides individual, family, and couples counseling utilizing a cognitive-behavioral approach. Andra is married to Bryan, and together they have two daughters who are in college. In her free time, Andra enjoys the outdoors and being with family. Reflecting on providing mental health services for over twenty years, Andra reports, "I've been so blessed by the numerous people that have shared their life struggles and allowed me the opportunity to partner with them to improved wellness."
Bryan strives to empower individuals, couples, and families to bring about greater understanding and changes in both attitude and actions. With over twenty years of experience working in private practice and organizational settings, Bryan recognizes that sometimes people need a safe place to work through problems of all kinds. Compassion and honesty are what he strives to bring to each session, thereby helping clients find acceptance with themselves or finding the strength to make changes in their lives. A graduate of Abilene Christian University (BS) and Midwestern State University (MA), Bryan emphasizes cognitive and behavioral therapy. The focus of therapy is to change the way a person thinks and their actions to adapt to the world around them and achieve their goals.
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