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Clinical Care

Within the Medical Center Complex, the administrative headquarters of the Department of Psychiatry are located in the UT Behavioral Health Center, a spacious modern facility that also houses the Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, and offices of many faculty members. Other faculty offices are located in the Department's primary training facilities.

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic

  • serves adults who have been judged suitable candidates for outpatient therapy
  • is a major training site during the second through the fourth years of residency.

The mood and anxiety disorders teaching seminar emphasizes the pharmacologic and somatic therapies as well as behavioral and cognitive treatment options with the goal of educating residents in both clinical and research techniques.

Psychotherapy Clinic Teaching Program


Provides training and experience with a wide variety of treatment modalities including:

  • individual long-term psychotherapy
  • group therapies
  • marital therapies, and
  • behavioral therapies

Another area of special interest is the understanding and treatment of severe personality disorders.

Special Problems Unit


The Special Problems Unit is a specialty clinic within the Department of Psychiatry which provides evaluation and treatment of adult and adolescent sex offenders.

The clinic operates from a cognitive behavioral orientation using psychophysiological assessment and individual and group therapy.

The purpose of the clinic is to reduce victimization of women and children through treatment of the offender.

Child Guidance Clinic


The Child Guidance Clinic, located in the Child Development Center, serves as the primary outpatient training program for the Division of Child Psychiatry and also provides clinical training for psychiatry residents and psychology interns.

The clinic emphasizes a family approach to the treatment of disturbed children and adolescents.

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021