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Pediatrics - Adolescent and Sports Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatric Adolescent & Sports Medicine
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Beth H. Garland, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor / Licensed Psychologist

Clinical Service Area



Psychology, Adolescent & Sports Medicine, Center for Childhood Obesity

Graduate School

  • Ph.D., Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
  • M.A., James Madison University,
  • Harrisonburg,Virginia


Texas Children's Hospital, Houston

Clinical Interests

Behavioral interventions for weight management and eating disorders

Research Interests

Parental and family support during weight loss and maintenance, peer and social difficulties related to weight management


  • Axelrad, ME, Garland, BH,Love, KB (2009). Early Childhood Intervention for Disruptive Behavior Problems. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 16, pg.263-269.
  • Heffer, RW, Barry, TD, & Garland, BH (2009). History, Overview, and Trends. In J. Matson & F. Andrasik (Eds.), Assessing Childhood Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities (pp. 3-30). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Garland, BH, Evans, SW., & Thompson, JM (2007). Parental Help-Seeking Pathways and Perceived Effectiveness of Professional Sources for Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Families. Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 7, 71 – 76.

Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association, Divisions 53, 54
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Obesity Society
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Beth Garland, Ph.D.

Contact Information

6701 Fannin, Ste. 1710.00
Houston, TX 77030-2399

Phone: 832-822-1793
Fax: 832-825-3689

Clinic Appointments

Clinic Location

Texas Children’s Hospital
Adolescent & Sports Medicine Service
TCH Clinical Care Center, 11th floor
6701 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030-2399