Located in Warner Robins, Georgia, Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC offers comprehensive integrated mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services. The practice, led by psychiatrist William Scott, MD, strives to provide hope, health, and healing to improve the quality of life of people in the Central Georgia community.

The providers at Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC offer treatments for a variety of behavioral and mental health conditions, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and grief. In addition, they provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, group therapy, child psychiatry services, and medication management.

Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC takes a practical approach to medicine, focusing on the client, not the profit. Rather than prescribing medication to mask the problem, the experienced providers believe in getting to the root of the issue, and they rely on the marriage of science and experience to achieve the desired result. When searching for the best treatment, they combine standard practice theories and tailor them to each patient’s individual needs, expectations, and symptoms.

At Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC, clients often feel as if they are coming to see family. The team is caring and compassionate, and listens to each client’s concerns without judgment. They strive to protect the dignity and privacy of individuals, and to respond to the diversity of the community through culturally sensitive consumer-focused care. Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC welcomes clients of all ages to their clean, relaxing office, but they also offer counseling in the home environment for clients who can’t make it into the office.

To learn more about the available services, call the practice or book an appointment online today.

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William Scott, MD


William Scott, MD, is an experienced psychiatrist at Guiding Light Health Care Services, LLC. At his practice, he provides comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services for patients in Warner Robins, Georgia.

Dr. Scott earned his medical degree with honors from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He then completed his internship at Grady Memorial Hospital, a part of Grady Memorial Systems before finishing his residencies at Emory University, both in Atlanta, Georgia.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Scott has attended several conferences and presented his research on alcoholism and other drug dependencies. He stays current with the latest advancements in his field and is licensed to practice in the state of Georgia.

Dr. Scott credits his medical directorships for teaching him the process of quality improvement in psychiatric facilities. He focuses on promoting his quality initiative of improving the accreditation and certification processes by working directly with medical staff committees, interacting with administrative personnel, and meeting state officials to represent hospitals and clinics. He has also worked with the State of Georgia licensing board to develop standards for outpatient facilities.

Outside of work, Dr. Scott is actively involved in community service. He gives weekly presentations on psychiatric and addiction issues at community forums, supervises church-based care centers for relationship and emotional counseling, and conducts psychiatric and addiction educational programs for professionals and paraprofessionals.

Martin Johnson, MD

Dr. Johnson has been practicing as a child psychiatrist since 2002. After completing his residency at university of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt and his fellowship at Emory university, Dr. Johnson has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient as well as residential facilities. He was the medical Director at Devereux Georgia residential hospital from 2007-2010.

Our Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP) are trained to treat individuals across the lifespan and focuses on the mental issues of our Clients, their families, communities and groups. They are responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and developing a treatment plan and their goal is to help diagnose and manage mental health conditions using evidence-based psychiatric treatment for people with mental disorders.

Our PMHNP’s bring a complete and holistic therapeutic approach to improve the functioning of our Clients by providing psychotherapeutic interventions, prescribing medications and often collaborating with our other healthcare providers like our licensed mental health counselors and psychiatrists. Their training emphasizes the importance of getting the whole picture of our Client’s experience, identifying both strengths and areas of vulnerability.

Make your appointment today. Our ultimate goal is to help you regain a rich, rewarding and meaningful life in your community.