Amistad Behavioral

Services Offered

We make it easy to find an appointment time that works for you, with evening and Saturday appointments available.

  • Individual Psychotherapy

  • Mood and Anxiety Disorder Treatment

  • Medication Management

  • Psychiatric Evaluations

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Mental Health Workshop for Teens

  • Substance Abuse Recovery Group

  • Medication Assistance Therapy

Substance Abuse Recovery Group

Amistad Community Health Center is now offering group counseling for adults needing assistance with, or additional support towards, recovery from addiction. Groups will take place twice a week for 8 weeks, please call for the current schedule and availability

Call us at 361-886-3065 to reserve your seat!

Medication Assistance Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide the "whole patient" approach to the treatment of substance use disorder.

  • Requires a certificate of completion from an outside treatment facility.
  • Appointment with Amistad DATA waivered provider for recovery services using FDA approved Suboxone
  • Appointment with Amistad Behavioral Health Department for Counseling and behavioral therapies.

Meet our Team

Our knowledgeable group of Licensed Professional Counselors and Psychiatrists are ready to help you!

Click a name to learn more about the provider.

Vanessa Gallegos, LPC<br> Behavioral Health Director

Kelly Pape-Sims, LPC

Aransas Pass

Evette Wigginton, LPC <br>Behavioral Health
Lisa Vela, M.D.<Br>Psychiatrist

Lisa Vela, M.D.

Corpus Christi