Noted Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist Joins Promises Austin
His work experience includes a successful tenure at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas, where he was medical director of the facility’s alcohol and drug dependency treatment program as well as senior staff physician in psychiatry. Dr. Franke was also an assistant professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, where he directed courses in substance abuse disorders to residents and fourth-year medical students.
“Dr. Franke is an exceptional addition to our staff,” says Julie De Nofa, regional vice president of the Texas region for Elements Behavioral Health. “His expert knowledge and delivery of cutting-edge medical interventions for both addiction and psychiatric disorders exemplifies the type of holistic treatment that we are proud to offer at Promises Austin.” Dr. Franke’s experience treating trauma and mental health issues coupled with his vast knowledge of addiction has made him a highly respected and sought-after psychiatrist, adds De Nofa.
Promises Austin provides sophisticated, trauma-informed care for the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction. The center offers a superior staff-to-client ratio and full slate of addiction treatment services, including supervised medical detox, 35- to 60-day residential treatment, an intensive three-day family program and comprehensive aftercare. Experienced clinicians draw from traditional and holistic therapies, including acupuncture, psychodrama, yoga, massage therapy, Integrative Breathwork, nutritional counseling and more.