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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

UT Arlington Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to helping students meet their full personal, academic, and career potential. Services are available to help students increase their understanding of personal issues address mental and behavioral health problems and make positive changes in their lives.

Typical Concerns

  • Adjusting to College Life
  • Stress or Anxiety
  • Relationships/Interpersonal Concerns
  • Sadness and Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality
  • Academic Pressures
  • Making Career Decisions
  • Phobias
  • Eating Problems
  • Grief
  • Anger Issues
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Identity

CAPS-Counseling and Psychological Services Include

  • Individual, couples, and group counseling
  • Psychological evaluation assessment and treatment
  • Psychological assessment of ADHD and learning disorders
  • Groups and workshops
  • Consultation to the campus community
  • Referral Services

CAPS-Psychiatric Services Include

  • Students can meet with a psychiatry provider for a diagnostic assessment and ongoing treatment of psychiatric conditions, including medication and brief psychotherapy.
  • Laboratory studies and referrals to other medical specialties may be recommended.
  • Before ADHD medication is prescribed, documentation of a recent psychological assessment consistent with diagnosis of ADD/ADHD is required.  (See CAPS website for additional information)
  • Psychiatric appointments can be made by contacting CAPS Psychiatric Services (817-272-2771).

CAPS staff consists of licensed counselors, social workers, and psychologists.  CAPS- Psychiatry staff includes psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. Services are available to currently enrolled students.

Quick Links

CAPS Event Calendar


Discover new ways of promoting your emotional wellness!

Renew, Relax, Revive: Learn mindfulness and meditative techniques to manage stress. Most Mondays (12:15pm-12:45pm), Thursdays (1:45pm-2:15pm), and Fridays (2:15pm-2:45pm). Starting week of 9/14 throughout fall semester!

Let's Talk: Have a concern and would like to talk to a counselor to consult informally? Visit Let's Talk! 2 locations on campus are open to all UTA registered students throughout the fall semester:

  • UC Basement Conf Room, 11am-1pm : Mondays, Thursdays 11am-1pm (starts Thurs 9/10 through end of semester)
  • Pickard Hall 220C, 11am-1pm: Fridays (Starting 9/25 through end of semester)

For more information: Let's Talk

QPR Training: 9/23, 2-4pm

Interested in becoming involved with CAPS outreach?

Contact Cindy Manzano 817-272-3671 to explore how you can support student wellness!

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