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Outpatient Therapy and Psychiatry Services

Team Members

Our caring outpatient clinicians have experience treating both adults and adolescents for a wide range of mental health issues and would welcome the chance to help you. To schedule an appointment, simply call 713-275-5178.


stevens-jonathan-md-2015-websiteJonathan Stevens, MD, MPH

Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Medical Director, Outpatient Services, The Menninger Clinic

Assistant Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine


Board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Stevens completed his residency in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital in Boston. He earned his medical degree and a master's degree in public health from New York Medical College and his bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.


His research interests include the pharmacokinetics of ADHD medications, the treatment of psychotic and autism spectrum disorders and the metabolic side effects of psychiatric medications. He has presented at various conferences in this country and abroad.


woodson-harrell-websiteHarrell W. Woodson, PhD

Administrative Director of Outpatient Services, The Menninger Clinic

Assistant Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine


Formerly the director of Menninger's Hope Program for Adults, Dr. Woodson has been responsible for administering psychological assessments as part of the outpatient assessments team. Prior to joining Menninger in 2005, Dr. Woodson served as director of Specialty Psychiatric Services at Austin State Hospital. He has also directed a residential rehabilitation unit for individuals with co-occurring disorders.


Dr. Woodson received his doctorate in counseling psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. He also earned a master’s degree in counseling as well as a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.


kale-megan-8-2016-copyMegan Kale, MSW, LCSW
Megan is a senior social worker who specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families. She has a variety of experience counseling individuals, groups and families in outpatient, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs. Megan has also worked at length with foster and adoptive children and teens and their families.
She focuses on creating a safe and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship in which to explore life’s difficulties. Megan utilizes a psychodynamic approach that incorporates elements of cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness (and a bit of humor) to address issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, substance abuse, personality disorders, self-esteem issues, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, academic and occupational stress, LGBTQ issues and more. She also provides non-directive play therapy for children ages three and older as well as parenting support.
Megan earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Baylor University and her master's degree in social welfare in mental health from the University of California at Los Angeles. 

nodler-abigail-webAbigail Nodler, MD

Dr. Nodler is board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. She received her medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Agnes Scott College in Atlanta. Dr. Nodler completed her internship and residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, which she followed with a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Harvard University Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Mass.

oneill-bio-websiteJohn O'Neill, EdD, LCSW, LCDC, CAS

Dr. O'Neill is the director of Addictions Services at Menninger as well as a member of the Outpatient Therapy and Psychiatry Services team.


John has extensive professional experience in addictions and counseling services. He has served as the program director for the Professionals in Crisis Program, as the director of Authority Clinical Services at the MHMRA of Harris County, as the coordinator of EAP Services for both the Houston Astros and the Minor League Baseball Umpires Association and as the owner of a private counseling practice.


In addition, John has presented lectures or papers at more than 80 conferences or meetings during his career. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Lone Star College and and Alvin Community College.


A popular source for the media, John has been interviewed by National Public Radio, ESPN, Reuters, theHouston Chronicle, WebMD, GQ magazine, the Washington Times and more.


A graduate of Sam Houston State University, John obtained his doctorate from Grand Canyon University and his master of social work degree from Arizona State University. 


michelle-patriquin-webMichelle Patriquin, PhD
An assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Patriquin is a licensed psychologist who specializes in assessing and treating childhood psychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, depression, ADHD and childhood trauma.
Her research interests are in the biological bases of psychiatric conditions. She is particularly interested in the biological precursors of childhood psychiatric disorders. She has published more than 15 scientific papers and book chapters and is co-editor of a psychology textbook. She has also conducted more than 40 national and international presentations on her research.
She earned two Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and business management from Virginia Tech as well as a master's degree and a doctorate degree in clinical psychology. After earning her doctorate, Dr. Patriquin completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical child and pediatric psychology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Houston.