Michael Sawyer, PhD, MP

Dr. Sawyer received his master’s in Community Counseling from Minnesota State University Moorhead and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from The University of Memphis. He worked as a psychologist in University Counseling Centers while receiving his post-doctoral master’s degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He became licensed as a Medical Psychologist and started working from a dual psychotherapy/medication management model. Dr. Sawyer worked at Tulane University as a Medical Psychologist before starting at Ochsner Psychiatry in Mandeville. Dr. Sawyer considers himself a generalist, treating a variety of mental health issues, but specializes in LGBTQ+ issues, young adults, and multicultural competency. Dr. Sawyer keeps busy raising two young daughters and enjoys running, reading, and traveling.

Medical School

University of Memphis; Fairleigh Dickinson University


Towson University Counseling Center

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