December 12, 2017

Cary Behavioral Health, P.C. is a private office based specialty practice dedicated to providing coordinated behavioral health services. Our staff includes physicians with specialty training in adult, addiction, and geriatric psychiatry. Psychotherapist with broad range of experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Our office staff strives to provide state of the art customer service using electronic medical records, electronic prescriptions and allowing you access to your medical records through our patient portal.

Areas of Specialization:
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Marital Therapy
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Recent News and Events

Psychopharmacology in Pregnant & Lactating Women

There is a gap between what experts recommend/current evidence suggests and what we as providers sometimes intuitively practice when it comes to psychotropics in pregnant and lactating women. It is crucial to understand that the primary goal of treatment in pregnancy is to minimize the number of exposures a fetus experiences. We should limit exposure […]

Dose Related Psychiatric Adverse Effect of Lamotrigine in Management of Bipolar Disorder

Lamotrigine is increasingly being used as an effective maintenance treatment in bipolar disorders to control mood swings. This medication is generally well tolerated with most of its adverse reactions being well documented. However there are some reports of certain psychiatric symptoms associated with the use of Lamotrigine for treatment of mental disorders, but there is […]

Would Therapy Help Me?

What to Expect with Therapy How does therapy work?     Therapy helps identify the underlying causes of your problems, and gives you effective ways of addressing them. It gives you the opportunity to understand why you feels the way you do, and how to make changes that will assist you in both feeling better and being […]

Knowledge for the Brain…Recommended Reading Material

This is a book list that is helpful for many issues including; anxiety, depression, relationships, anger, and more. Numerous of these books have been recommended by professionals who have suggested them to their clients. They are both fiction and non-fiction depending on your preference. Spontaneous Happiness – Everyone wants to be happy. But what does […]

Psychotropic Medications and Dry Mouth

Xerostomia, commonly known as “dry mouth”, is a reported side effect of >1,800 drugrs from >80 classes. This condition often goes unrecognized and untreated, but it can significantly affect patients’ quality of life and cause oral and medical health problems. Although psychotropic medications are not the only offenders, they comprise a large portion of the agents […]


Eye movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, EMDR, is a powerful new psychotherapy technique which has been very successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, post traumatic stress and many other emotional problems. Until recently, these conditions were difficult and time-consuming to treat. EMDR is considered a breakthrough therapy because of its […]

Adult ADHD Skills Training Program

The Adult ADHD Skills Training Program is a six week program designed to foster skill development. The main purpose of the program is to help clients gain a better understanding of the effects of ADHD in their lives and develop personal strengths and coping strategies in order to better deal with it. The program will […]

Introducing Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Dr. Murthy is now offering Mindfulness Based Cognitive therapy and Constructive Living therapy, based on a holistic approach addressing all four of the human dimensions including: Physical, Mental, Emotional (Social), and Spiritual. It is a structured educational approach guiding one to take better care of oneself, to live a healthier, more adaptive life rather than seeking […]

Eating Disorder Therapy Group

The Eating Disorder Therapy Group is an ongoing program designed to address eating related issues in a group setting for people living with pre/post gastric bypass surgery, pre/post lap band, compulsive eating, binging, purging, and other food and eating related issues.  The main purpose of the group is to understand and address cognitive, emotional, and behavioral […]

New Website for CBH!

Cary Behavioral Health has renovated its website to provide new advantages for clients, including easier access to self-help resources and a convenient and secure client portal for electronic access to health records.