Ph: 972-669-1733


Thomas L. Shoaf, M.D.

      Dr. Shoaf is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist specializing in Attention Deficit Disorders, Mood Disorders (depressive illnesses, bipolar disorder, and grief/bereavement), Anxiety Disorders (anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder), Neurodevelopmental Disorders (autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s disorder), Sleep Disorders, and Forensics (legal, custody, and court related matters). In his practice, he exercises the use of the minimal effective psychopharmacological dosing while emphasizing the importance of whole health in a goal-oriented approach.


     Dr. Shoaf has extensive experience in psychopharmacology having been the Principal Investigator of more than thirty clinical trials while serving on faculty, practicing, and teaching as Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago and previously at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He also served as Senior Medical Director of Clinical Research and Development in the pharmaceutical industry, where he oversaw the development of five psychiatry and neurology medications now approved by the FDA and European regulatory agencies for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, and narcolepsy.


     Dr. Shoaf received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and his graduate degree from Northwestern University. He completed residency training in General Psychiatry and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UT Southwestern at Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


     Dr. Shoaf has authored numerous publications including the book Why Is My Child’s ADHD Not Better Yet? which was published by McGraw Hill in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.


     Dr. Shoaf is the proud father of his two young children whom he cherishes parenting.

Noe Neaves, M.D.

     Dr. Noe Neaves earned his medical degree in 1952 from Monterrey Medical School in Monterrey, Mexico. After moving to the U.S. in 1953, he did his internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and completed his residency in Wisconsin as well. Additionally, he served as an assistant clinical professor for the Medical College of Wisconsin training and supervising psychiatric residents.


     Dr. Noe Neaves began working with the Minirth Clinic (now known as Hope Speaks) in 1984. Since that time he has also treated patients at Christian Counseling Associates and MHMR. His interest includes psychopharmacological (medication) treatment in adult psychiatry.


     Dr. Neaves resides with his wife in Garland, Texas and has three grown children.


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