Associate Commissioner Dr. Courtney Harvey

Office of Mental Health Coordination
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Dr. Harvey holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She began her tenure with the Department of State Health Services as a Program Specialist V in the legacy Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division, Adult Mental Health (AMH) Services Unit, with primary focus on crisis, veterans and forensic services. Dr. Harvey was promoted to Crisis Services Team Lead of the AMH Services Unit where she provided consultation on crisis, forensic and veteran’s mental health services. Later, Dr. Harvey was promoted to Manager of the Crisis Services and Client Rights Unit with oversight of crisis hotlines, mobile crisis outreach teams, contracted psychiatric beds, and psychiatric emergency services centers (as examples), psychiatric services provided to sexually violent predators, the mental health program for veterans, client rights, and forensic services to include outpatient competency restoration, jail-based competency restoration, and jail diversion initiatives. Read More