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Dr. William Lawrence Named Medical Director of Texas Health Huguley Behavioral Health

William Lawrence, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist has joined Huguley Medical Associates at Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South and has been appointed medical director of its behavioral health center.


Dr. Lawrence diagnoses and treats adults with mental disorders and illnesses, with an emphasis on sleep disorders, anxiety, grief, addiction, panic disorders, ADHD, bi-polar conditions, brain trauma and feelings of pain related to physical causes. He is available for inpatient consultations.


Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry in General Psychiatry, Dr. Lawrence joins Huguley Medical Associates with 27 years of experience. Lawrence served as the Staff Psychiatrist with Parkland Health and Hospital System since 2008, as well managing a private practice in Fort Worth.  He enjoys educating others in facial expressions, recognizing emotions and therapeutic alliance, the relationship between a healthcare professional and a patient. 


Dr. Lawrence completed his residency at Hayden Donohue Mental Health Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where he served as Chief Resident. In his residency, Dr. Lawrence was first in biological psychiatry, third in neurology, and placed third out of 1,007 on the Psychiatric Residency Training Exams (PRITE).


Texas Health Huguley Behavioral Health provides a full continuum of care, from individual and group counseling to inpatient care for psychiatric illnesses, crisis stabilization and detoxification from chemical addictions.  Also, full and half-day outpatient programs are available to allow patients to live at home while attending sessions for psychiatric or chemical dependency treatment.  For more information, please call the Behavioral Health Center at 817-568-5950 seven days a week.