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Behavioral Health Specialist

Elizabeth Ransom, MA, LPC

Elizabeth Ransom joins BMI of Texas as our new Behavioral Health specialist. She will be offering pre-surgical psychological evaluations and follow-up care for patients who desire a holistic approach to their weight loss journey. Elizabeth is a Licensed Professional Counselor and received her Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. She has worked in various mental health settings throughout her career, including private practice, community counseling centers, acute psychiatric hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs. She received a dual degree Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Anthropology from Texas Tech University and participated as a research assistant in a Cognitive Psychology laboratory during her undergraduate studies. Elizabeth has an extensive knowledge of human behavior and mental health and has a passion for learning. She specializes in treating adults and adolescents who experience anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addictions, eating disorders, adjustment stress, and relationship issues. She is passionate about providing resources and education to the community on mental health and wellness.

Elizabeth is a Texas native, originally from Austin. She enjoys spending time with her family, attending concerts, visiting state parks, swimming, fishing, hiking, and cooking up new recipes in her spare time. She is always researching new techniques for relaxation, mindfulness, and natural approaches to healthy living.

Elizabeth will collaborate with the medical and dietary staff at BMI to construct a comprehensive approach to your weight loss journey. Elizabeth believes a large part of your success is becoming engaged in all aspects of healthy living and is happy to serve the BMI community to assist in this process.

Elizabeth is located on-site at our Huebner office Monday through Friday. You can email her at

Our Vision

Redefining healthcare by creating meaningful relationships and experiences with our patients and the community in order to overcome obesity and metabolic disease fostering improved health and a better quality of life.

If you are like most people, you are probably extremely frustrated and tired of dealing with excess weight. You have probably tried every diet out there and perhaps had some success but just have not been able to achieve long term success. Our comprehensive program will give you the tools you need to lose the weight you want and to keep it off.

Because every patient is unique, we strive to design a customized program to meet the needs of each individual. Having the expertise of an Obesity Medicine Specialist, Dr. Jenny Seger, we have the unique opportunity to provide more complete weight management and wellness services than those which are available in other practices.

Our Mission

BMI of Texas exists to provide innovative and comprehensive medical and surgical care to patients with obesity and metabolic disease. We are dedicated to creating an enduring partnership with patients in order to ensure their long-term success. We are committed to providing such care in a supportive, compassionate, and guilt-free environment.

When it comes to Texas obesity surgery, it is our goal to not only help you achieve your weight loss goals but to improve your overall health and quality of life. We look forward to partnering with you on your journey to a healthier you!