Menninger Staff

Elizabeth W. Newlin, MD

Senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Menninger Clinic Staff | Elizabeth Newlin |

Elizabeth W. Newlin, MD, a senior child and adolescent psychiatrist, is works with Menninger 360 for Adolescents, a home-based community integration program, and is a member of the Outpatient Assessments team. She is also an associate professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.


A member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Newlin has special expertise in mentalization-based therapy, the Childhood Attachment Interview and dialectical behavior therapy.


Her research has been published in peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Affective Disorders, Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, JAACAP Connect and the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 


Dr. Newlin earned her bachelor's degree in Biology from the College of Charleston Honors College and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, where she also completed an internship and residency.


In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, especially in the state park system of Texas. She's a firm believer that everyone should visit Big Bend Park at least once. Her current personal goal is to learn how to fly fish.