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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)



UTA 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.

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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.

eligibility for caps services

Currently enrolled UTA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for services. Distance education students who do not attend on-campus classes are not eligible to use UTA Health Services. Counseling and Psychological Services is a department of Health Services.

CAPS Event Calendar


Promote your emotional wellness!

Renew, Relax, Revive: Practice mindfulness and meditation. Spring 2018 sessions have ended. Summer dates TBD

Fall 2018 Workshops-TBD

Mental Health First Aid (faculty/staff only) and QPR Training Fall 2018-TBD

CAPS Ambassador Program-Recruiting Fall 2018 Ambassadors-Deadline 5/1/18


 

 

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Online Mental Health Screening

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