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My Care Philosophy

"Integrative, eclectic approach using evidence-based treatments within a developmental, trauma-informed, bio-psycho-socio-spiritual model."

"We grow through knowledge and nurturance."

Dr. Brewerton

SOME OF MY FAVORITE QUOTES:

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

-Albert Einstein

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek."

- Joseph Campbell

"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self."
-Aldous Huxley

"The good thing about science is that it's true whether you believe it or not."

-Neil DeGrasse Tyson

"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans."

‑John Lennon

“Change is inevitable, but growth is optional.”

-Anonymous

 

ABOUT ME

EXPERIENCE

*Owner, Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, LLC: 2001-present

*Professor (Clinical or Affiliate) of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina: 2002-present

*Senior Consultant, Monte Nido & Affiliates: 2016-2019

*Director of Research & Clinical Outcomes, Monte Nido & Affiliates, 2020-present

*Scientific Advisory Board, RiverMend Health: 2015-present

*Executive Medical Director, The Hearth Center for Eating Disorders, Columbia, SC: 2012-15

*Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Director, Eating Disorders Program, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, SC: 1987-2001

*Medical Consultant, National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, MUSC, Charleston, SC: 1996-2001

*U.S. Public Health Service, National Health Service Corps
Staff Psychiatrist, Hawaii State Hospital, Acute Adult Inpatient Service, Kaneohe, Hawaii: 1982-84

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
  • B.S. (zoology), Louisiana State University: 1974

  • M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA: 1978

  • Psychiatry Residency, University of California, San Francisco, CA: 1978-82

  • Research Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD: 1984-87 (Primary focus: Role of Serotonin in Eating Disorders)

  • Child-adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC: 1994-96

  • South Carolina medical license

  • Board certifications/recertifications:

    • General psychiatry: 1984​

    • Child-adolescent psychiatry: 1996, 2006, 2016

    • Forensic psychiatry: 1999, 2009

    • Addiction medicine: 2015

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
MEMBERSHIPS

*Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatry Association (DFAPA)

*Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (DFAACAP)

*Founding Fellow, Academy of Eating Disorders (FAED)

*Honorary Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (HCEDS)

*Former President, Eating Disorders Research Society (EDRS)

*Former Board of Directors, Academy of Eating Disorders (AED)

*Former President, South Carolina Psychiatric Association

*Author of >160 articles and chapters 

*Editor/co-editor of 2 books 

*Editorial Board of scientific journals: International Journal of Eating Disorders, Eating Disorders, Eating & Weight Disorders

*Listed in Best Doctors in America, America's Top Psychiatrists, Top Doctors in America, Who's Who in America

  • Academy of Eating Disorders 

  • National Eating Disorders Association

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 

  • American Medical Association

  • American Psychiatric Association (1982-present)

  • Eating Disorders Research Society (1995-present)

  • International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals

  • International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

  • Society of Biological Psychiatry 

  • South Carolina Psychiatric Society 

  • South Carolina Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

CONTACT ME

 

Please contact me for questions, consultations, appointments, supervision, workshops, etc.

PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE OR CREDIT CARDS.

PAYMENT IS EXPECTED AT TIME OF SERVICE. 

PHONE

843-509-0694

FAX 

877-704-2509

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