Dr. Mary Braud graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center in 1989. She went on to complete the residency program in pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University. She joined the Greeley Medical Clinic and worked there as a pediatrician from 1992 until 1994, when she decided to pursue further training in psychiatry. She did the adult psychiatry portion of her studies at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, KS. She completed the fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, serving as chief resident.
Dr. Braud worked at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado for one year after completing her training. She then worked for Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Jefferson County, Colorado from 1999 through 2005 when she began her private practice.
Dr. Braud has extensively studied alternative medicine. She has done programs with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, the Autism Research Institute and the Institute for Functional Medicine. She complete the certification program offered by IFM in 2014. Thus, she is able to combine her knowledge of conventional psychiatric treatment with an approach that aims to address underlying causes of mental illness.