The Fresno Center Psychiatric Center Program



The Fresno Center’s Psychiatric Services is a complete multidisciplinary outpatient mental health clinic.

Who we serve:

  • adults 19 y/o and older
  • anyone struggling with significant psychiatric issues, relationship problems or any other general issues that affects mental health.
  • We accept MediCal

Michael Thao

Michael Thao, MD
TFC Medical Director

Dr. Thao was born and raised in Michigan.  He attended the University of Michigan earning his bachelor of science degree in Sociology.  He then went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  After obtaining his medical degree in 2009 he moved to Fresno and completed his psychiatry residency at UCSF-Fresno in 2013.  Prior to joining TFC, Dr. Thao honorably served our veterans as the emergency room psychiatrist for the VA hospital in Fresno.  He was also core faculty and an associate clinical professor for the UCSF-Fresno psychiatry department.

Dr. Thao is one of the first Hmong American Psychiatrist in the nation.  He has a passion for community psychiatry and working for under served populations.  He is bilingual, multi cultural and looks forward to bringing his talents in joining TFC’s mission for our community.

Our expert staff understands it takes courage to ask for help. We offer hope and healing to those with daily life struggles, relationship challenges and those suffering from significant psychiatric concerns.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic interview/examination
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Clinical psychopharmacology (medication support services)
  • Group therapy
  • Family and couples therapy
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Psychiatric diagnostic examination
  • Medication management
  • Counseling services
  • Culturally competent mental health treatment

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