Erin Amato, MD, a child psychiatrist, joined YBGR as the medical director in 2016. She has double board certification in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Raised in Billings, Dr. Amato attended medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Upon graduation, she was awarded the Lillian Orchow Prize for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry and was designated as an American Medical Association Foundation Rock Sleyster Scholar. Dr. Amato also has a private practice through Montana Psychiatry. She is involved with regional and national activities for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and she is a member of the Clinical Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Society.