Integrated Health Care

Integrated Health Care

Pediatric Associates of Durango provides integrated healthcare. This means that our various health professionals work together as a team, combining our parts into a working whole, to provide the best possible healthcare for you and your family. We believe that involves paying attention not only to physical health, but also to emotional health, habits, and behaviors that affect overall wellness. Behavioral health specialists are part of our team, and the goal is for all of us to work together to ensure a happy, healthy, thriving child and family.

Dr. Streusand is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with nearly 40 years of experience as a provider and medical director in various inpatient and outpatient settings. He was chief of psychiatry at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, and is co-founder of the Texas Child Study Center. He has practiced and promoted integrated behavioral health care for many years. Dr. Streusand is available for on-going collaboration with our practice, as well as for diagnostic evaluations and medical consultation.

Bill Streusand, M.D.

Amber Layton, PhD, LPC

Dr. Layton specializes in Behavioral Health management. Utilizing various theories and techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral, Solution focused, and EMDR. She has a strong background in developing a holistic approach aimed at improving a patient’s mental health while providing empathy, patience, and respect to the patient. She has 8+ years of experience in delivering individual and group therapies, conducting mental health assessments, determining the diagnosis, as well as developing treatment and crisis plans.

Dr. Layton earned her undergraduate degree in Communication and Psychology from University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. She earned her master’s degree from Walden University specializing in Mental Health Counseling, and her Doctorate degree in Advanced Human Behavior from Capella University.

In her free time, Dr. Layton enjoys spending time with her family, reading, desert sports, and snowboarding.