Ellen McBride, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Ellen McBride is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Though originally from Freedom, Wisconsin, Dr. McBride fell in love with Northern Nevada on a visit to the west coast. Dr. McBride has experience working in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. She is thrilled to be a part of Thrive Wellness and enjoys working as a team to assist in improving the mental health of our clients. Her areas of interest and expertise include eating disorders, maternal mental health, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and psychosis. She is passionate about nutritional psychiatry and the microbiome’s relationship to mood disorders and overall health. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoying the beautiful outdoors of the Sierra’s.