Katy Psychiatry - For the Health and Well Being of Mind, Body and Spirit
       
Our Physician


Marco A. Reñazco, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Dr. Reñazco obtained his medical degree at Texas A&M University Medical School in 1997 and completed his psychiatry residency at Brown University in 2001 where he became Chief Resident.
 
He then practiced in Fort Worth, Texas as the medical director of the psychiatric inpatient unit for John Peter Smith Hospital.  Once moving back to Houston, Dr. Reñazco opened his practice in Katy where he has been treating patients and their families in a private office setting since 2005.
 
Dr. Reñazco is also fluent in Spanish.  He welcomes the opportunity to meet with you and explore the many options available in an effort to resolve the mental and behavioral health issues affecting your life.

Memberships
  • Houston Psychiatric Society
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association



Our Physician Assistant


Wafa Mehdi is a certified and licensed Physician Assistant.
 
She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After high school, she went on to attend The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2012. After graduating, she spent a few years working as a medical assistant and emergency department scribe in Houston. 
 
She then pursued her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Indiana State University where she graduated in May 2018.
 
Wafa speaks Urdu and Hindi. She welcomes the opportunity to provide high quality healthcare to the Katy community.

Memberships
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA)



Meet Our Therapist 


Michelle Plamondon is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has 15 years of direct clinical experience in non-profit and various clinical settings.  Ms. Plamondon has specialized clinical training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and CBT for anxiety disorders and treatment-resistant depression.  She also has experience in working with survivors of domestic violence, alcohol and drug addictions, children and adolescents, as well as crisis intervention and management.  Her approach is bi-cultural and bi-lingual as she is fluent in English and Spanish.  She strives to maintain a culturally sensitive and competent therapeutic relationship with her patients at all times.

Ms. Plamondon received her bachelor's degree at the University of St. Thomas and her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Houston Baptist University.  She then completed her internship and practicum at The Menninger Clinic where she subsequently joined their staff for five years.  Before joining Katy Psychiatry, she was an Assessment and Referral Specialist at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Ms. Plamondon has had the opportunity to present research projects at local and national conferences. She also raises awareness in normalizing the use of mental health resources.