Mariela Herrera, MD


Dr. Herrera is board certified in general psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry.  She is Medical Director of our youth inpatient psychiatric service and our youth consultation/liaison service.

Dr. Herrera was born and raised in Costa Rica, where she completed medical school and the first part of her post-graduate psychiatry training.  She then joined the Cleveland Clinic to complete a general psychiatry residency and a child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship.  During her time there, she earned several honors, including resident of the year and a chief resident appointment.

At the Billings Clinic, Dr. Herrera has continued to teach  and mentor medical students, PA students, and APRN trainees.  She is especially passionate about implementing best practices in trauma-informed care to serve youth exposed to abuse and neglect.