About Me

Dakota Carter, MD, Ed.D

Physician – Advocate – Writer
Speaker- Educator - Researcher
Dr. Carter is an Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist who trained at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston/McGovern Medical School. Dr. Carter is passionate about education, teaching, and training students and residents and has a doctorate in education from University of Houston. He is an avid researcher and has published on a myriad of topics in psychiatry, in addition to developing curriculum for medical schools in the Houston area and across the United States. Dr. Carter has sat on the American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees and is on the Council of Government Relations and Advocacy. Dr. Carter is a national SAMHSA/APA Diversity Fellow and a national George Ginsberg Award recipient for his continued work in psychiatry and mental health. Dr. Carter has also won a coveted "Texas 30 under 30" award by CultureMap.
Physician – Advocate – Writer - Speaker- Educator - Researcher

Latest Book

Cultural Psychiatry in Children, Adolescents and Families 1st Edition
Cultural Psychiatry With Children, Adolescents, and Families is one of only a few to focus specifically on the role of culture in mental health assessment, diagnosis, and care of children, adolescents, and their families. The book is comprehensive and clinically richThe information found in Cultural Psychiatry With Children, Adolescents, and Families is down-to-earth, absorbing, and absolutely essential for clinicians and caregivers in our increasingly diverse world.