James Montgomery MD

Sante Treatment Center
Medical Director


Dr. James Montgomery, from Pine Grove Behavioral Health Center, is a psychiatrist certified in addiction medicine by American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and a Diplomate of the newly formed American Board of Addiciton Medicine. A native of South Louisiana, he moved to the Dallas area in 1995 upon completing psychiatry residency at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. He received his certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Society on Addiction Medicine (ASAM) in 1987. As a psychiatrist, he is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has been a Certified Group Psychotherapist. He has served a six year term on the Board of Directors on the National Council on Sexual Addiction (NCSAC), now called the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) and is currently serving a second term on the Board of SASH after being an Advisor to the Board. He has been the Medical Director and Director of the Professional Program at Sante Center for Healing since 2003. In 2009, he was awarded the Carnes Award by SASH for “outstanding work in the field of sexual addiction and compulsivity” and the The National Association of Lesbian and Gay Bisexual and Transgender Addiction (NALGAP) President’s Award. He opened his private practice of general psychiatry in Dallas in 199 and relocated to the Sante campus in December 2008. Prior to entering psychiatry, he practiced family medicine and addiction medicine in Opelousas and Lafayette, Louisiana.