Dr. Augustus has over 20 years of experience in adult psychiatry and 18 years in private practice.
Upon completing her bachelor's degree in microbiology at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, she completed medical school at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, LA, and residency at LSU-MC in New Orleans, LA, in 1996.
After completing her education and training in Louisiana, Dr. Augustus relocated to Memphis and worked at regional hospitals and facilities around the Tri-State area of Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. In 2001, she branched out and began her private practice - Christian Psychiatric Services.
Dr. Augustus has a holistic approach to mental health.
With a calling to address the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of people, Dr. Augustus emphasizes a healthy diet and regular physical activity, while optionally integrating her spiritual beliefs and principles into each patient's healing process.
In 2011, Dr. Augustus began offering TMS to her patients as a proven and effective alternative to traditional medication.
Her excellence in psychiatry has been recognized by the community.
Dr. Augustus has always remained committed to providing individualized and meaningful mental and behavioral health care service to patients.
In 2017, her office was honored to have been nominated by community voters and subsequently recognized as the #1 Mental Health Practice in Memphis by the Commercial Appeal and Memphis Most.
Additionally, Dr. Augustus was elected a Top Doctor in 2018 and 2019.