Exceptional Care for All Types of Behavioral Health Disorders
At the UT Southwestern Department of Psychiatry, our
specialists provide high-quality evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for people
who have behavioral health disorders. With our focus on specialty care, we have
expertise in virtually all areas of modern psychiatric practice, ranging from psychoanalysis
and cognitive behavioral therapy to evidence-based
medication management and neurostimulation.
Patients receive care from experienced physicians, nurses,
social workers, and other care providers for mental illness, emotional
disturbances, social dysfunction, and substance abuse.
As a major referral center, UT Southwestern treats thousands
of patients each year at our inpatient and outpatient facilities. Our teams
also provide psychiatric and psychological care for patients in every medical
and surgical department, working together closely to ensure that the mental and
physical health of patients is addressed. People come to us for:
- Our specialists:
Our board-certified psychiatrists are recognized as authorities on all
types of mental health disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder,
schizophrenia, anxiety, dementia, eating disorders, and substance use.
treatment: Our mental health professionals remain actively involved in
clinical research, which allows us to bring the latest advancements to our
in national research programs: Physicians in the Division of Psychiatry
participate in numerous research studies sponsored by the National Institutes
of Health (NIH). UT Southwestern is among the top 10 NIH partners for
psychiatry research. Our clinical trials program gives patients access to
treatments that are available years before they are offered to the general
Treatment for Behavioral Health Disorders
At UT Southwestern, our highly skilled psychiatrists,
psychologists, and other behavioral health care professionals specialize in care
for children, teens, and adults of all ages.
Our psychiatry and psychology clinic providers offer expert
care for patients referred from UT Southwestern primary care and specialty
physicians, as well as for patient referrals from community physicians.
Learn more about the treatments and services we provide: