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Louis A. Gamino, PhD

Psychology
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About
"Dr. Gamino is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. He also is a Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Texas A&M University College of Medicine. His practice subspecialty is treatment of complicated grief. In recognition of excellence in clinical care of the dying and the bereaved, Dr. Gamino was the 2008 recipient of the Clinical Practice Award given by Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). Dr. Gamino will serve as President of ADEC in 2018-2019. Dr. Gamino is co-author, with Hal Ritter, Jr., of a full-length textbook Ethical Practice in Grief Counseling. Together with Ann Cooney, he is co-author of When Your Baby Dies Through Miscarriage or Stillbirth. His research interests are in adaptive grieving and evaluation/treatment of clergy. Dr. Gamino is Baylor Scott & White Health's Program Director for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Clinical Health Psychology, Training Director for the Psychology Internship Program and Founder/Program Director of the Baylor Scott & White Bereavement Conferences endowed by the Volney A. Acheson Fund and held biennially since 1997. Dr. Gamino is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, the American Psychological Association and the Texas Psychological Association."

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Magellan - CHIP
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Magellan - Navigator Networks
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Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
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Magellan - STAR
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Magellan - STAR Kids
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Magellan - Summit Networks
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Education: Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Kansas (1980)
  • Internship: Clinical Psychology, Baylor College Of Medicine (1980)
Reviews(20)
Overall: 4.6*
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Feb 15, 2020
Dr. Gamino is the greatest!!! He saved my life and my future. He is wise, caring and always available if I need him. He has helped me through some of the darkest times of my life!! I am whole again because God put Dr. Gamino in my life and I will always be thankful to him for his professionalism, wisdom, and insight!
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Jan 20, 2020
Dr Gamino listens and leads you to discover good options
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Nov 10, 2019
He seemed a little disconnected but this was the first time I had visited him.Sometimes it takes awhile to get to know a counselor! For me anyway!
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