ABOUT OUR PRACTICE
Our patients come first and always will at Paul R. Whitelock & Associates. With over 4 decades of psychiatric experience, we approach each patients’ care with expertise, respect and kindness. From young children to senior citizens, we provide personal and in-depth evaluation and expert medication management in a warm and friendly atmosphere often times seeing new patients within a week.
Dr. Paul Whitelock, a board-certified adult psychiatrist, has been in practice in the Austin area for over 43 years. He and his clinicians treat a variety of mental and behavioral health disorders in children, adolescents and adults.
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Paul R. Whitelock, M.D.
is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist committed to caring for the mental health of those in Central Texas and beyond. A graduate of Texas A&M University and the University of Texas – Medical Branch, Dr. Whitelock began his career as an Emergency Medicine physician in the Air Force during the Vietnam conflict. After living and serving abroad, Dr. Whitelock returned to Texas and worked as an ER physician at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin Texas. His work in emergency medicine sparked a deep interest in psychiatry, inspiring him to begin a residency in the specialty of psychiatry. Completing his psychiatric residency in 1977, he began his private practice in adult psychiatry. Dr. Whitelock became board certified in 1980 and continues his commitment to the study of psychiatry and psychopharmacology by attending multiple seminars, lectures, and continuing medical education courses annually.
Dr. Whitelock has served as medical director of Seton Shoal Creek Psychiatric Hospital in Austin Texas and has been a clinical instructor for the University of Texas Medical Branch psychiatric residency program. Dr. Whitelock has lectured and provided continuing education to other physicians and mental healthcare providers and has served on many community boards and committees. Additionally, Dr. Whitelock has been a consultant to numerous hospitals, schools, and treatment centers. Dr. Whitelock has also appeared on television and radio programs to support mental health education and care.
Dr. Whitelock is deeply interested in psychopharmacology and often tells his patients “medicine is supposed to be helpful. If it is not making you feel better, then it is time to find a medicine that will.” Dr. Whitelock is a warm and sincere physician, he is often described as a scholar and a gentleman. To this day, Dr. Whitelock continues to study and learn about the chemistry of the brain and the science and art of psychopharmacology and medication management.
When not at the office, Dr. Whitelock, a life-long horseman, enjoys spending time with his wife, grown children and grandchildren, riding horses and caring for his numerous animals at his Hill Country Ranch.
Holly Clarke, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Holly is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who takes a holistic approach in treating the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in treating mood disorders, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and substance abuse. Her style of practice incorporates psychopharmacology with lifestyle modifications (diet, exercise, etc.).
She began her career as a Registered Nurse in neurosciences and pain management which led to an increased awareness of the cognitive and behavioral needs of those afflicted with mental illness. Before obtaining her master’s degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, she gained experience working as a RN in multiple inpatient psychiatric hospitals treating patients across the lifespan. Additionally, she worked in multiple dual diagnosis recovery programs in the Austin area.
She treats each patient with dignity and respect and finds her work extremely rewarding. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, yoga, and traveling.
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Behavioral difficulties affecting school performance
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Impulse Control Disorders
Depression including suicidal ideation
Schizophrenia including treatment with Clozaril