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Jessica M. Thompson, MD

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Jessica M. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a native Texan who returned to Austin in 2009 after completing her education on the East Coast and working for several years as a psychiatrist in New York City. She has been working at Seton for the last several years, where she is involved in clinical care and teaching.

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  • Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
  • Seton Edgar B. Davis
  • Seton Highland Lakes
  • Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Seton Medical Center Hays
  • Seton Medical Center Williamson
  • Seton Northwest Hospital
  • Seton Shoal Creek
  • Seton Smithville Regional Hospital
  • Seton Southwest Hospital
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Provides Care Through

  • Seton Mind Institute

My Passion for Healthcare

I've always been fascinated by what underlies people's thoughts, feelings and behavior, and the field of psychiatry has allowed me the opportunity to understand my patients from multiple perspectives as I help to improve their mental health and maximize their quality of life. I enjoy having long-term relationships with my patients that allow me to customize their treatment to address their unique circumstances and concerns, and then follow up closely on their progress. I try to emulate the care and concern that my own excellent doctors have afforded me throughout my life.

Services I Provide

  1. Psychiatric Evaluation
  2. Psychiatric Medication Management
  3. Psychotherapy

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

  • Residency

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

My Clinical Focus

I see adult patients of all ages and with a wide variety of clinical concerns, primarily in my outpatient clinic, and, less frequently, in an inpatient setting. I am most passionate about treating patients with a combination of psychotherapy and medications (when appropriate), and I particularly enjoy working with younger adults during difficult life transitions. I feel fortunate to be able to work closely with resident physicians as a teacher and supervisor of their clinical work.

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Aetna-MA - Medicare Advantage
  • ARIA - Benefit Plans Covered: Covenant Management System Employee Benefit Plan (CMS-EBP) and Healthy Equations Self Funded Benefit Plans (HEBP)
  • Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC)
  • Beacon - Medicaid
  • Beacon - Sendero Idealcare (Effective 09/01/2015) Commercial HMO/Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • BlueCross - PPO/POS/Par Plan
  • Coventry Health Care - Commercial/Network Access
  • First Health - PPO, HMO, EPO, Medicare Advantage
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • LifeSynch (Humana) - Commercial/Medicare Advantage
  • Magellan Health - PPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Mental Health Associates (MH Net) - Coordinated Care Network (CCN), Preferred Provider Network (PPN), Medicare Advantage
  • SIMS Foundation - Non Profit
  • United Behavioral Health - Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health - Medicaid STAR + PLUS
  • Value Options (TIN 74-2869762) - Commercial

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Why Choose Psychiatry Services with Seton

The right psychiatric services can mean a dramatically improved quality of life for you or a loved one, as well as for your surrounding support network. The Seton Mind Institute offers advanced behavioral health services for those in Austin and throughout Central Texas.

Our psychiatrists provide mental health care for kids, teens and adults, including seniors and veterans. By combining clinical expertise and the latest research in bio and neurosciences field with world-class medicine and mindful care, Seton has established the most comprehensive behavioral sciences program in Central Texas. We also offer addiction help for those struggling with alcohol or chemical dependency.

Our team offers the high level of care and treatment needed to help you enjoy a fuller, healthier life, including inpatient programs as well as outpatient programs.

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