Dr. Gioia is a licensed, board-certified adult psychiatrist and a graduate psychoanalyst from the Dallas Psychoanalytic Center.
Dr. Gioia takes a comprehensive approach towards treating each patient providing both psychoanalytic psychotherapy and medication if necessary. He works collaboratively with patients and medical teams including, but not limited to, therapists, medical doctors, and dietitians. He specializes in working with patients suffering from depression, anxiety, panic, or trauma, and adult ADHD in addition to work or relationship-related stressors.
Dr. Gioia believes ultimate goal of therapeutic work is to not only relieve suffering but to promote greater fulfillment in life. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy works toward these goals through developing greater self awareness as well as utilizing the relationship with the therapist as a window towards understanding an individual’s mental life. Dr. Gioia also offers formal psychoanalysis for interested patients. For more information on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic therapy please visit:
After completing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia, Dr. Gioia went on to obtain a master’s degree in applied cognition and neuroscience from the University of Texas at Dallas. He then received a medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center and completed his residency in psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical center in Dallas where he emphasized integration of psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. He is also a clinical instructor at UT Southwestern Medical center.
Dr. Gioia does not accept insurance. However patients may want to check with their insurance carrier to determine the potential for out-of-network reimbursement for visits.