Clinical and/or Research rotation with Psychiatry/Psychological Services

Thank you for your interest in a Clinical and/or Research rotation with Psychiatry/Psychological Services. Psychiatry & Psychological Services staff are members of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center and provide consultation, assessment, and intervention for children and adolescents, and their families. In addition, psychologists and clinical therapists are an integral part of different services within Psychiatry such as the Consultation-Liaison Service, Inpatient Psychiatry, Outpatient Psychiatry and Neuropsychology.

-all non-employees on-boarding officially as “trainees” must be from one of the below listed programs. Others will have more limited exposure and may be credentialed as “volunteers”. The following is a list of institutions and programs with which we have an affiliation (contract) agreement:

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW)
    • Doctoral Clinical Psychology Program
    • Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling Program
  • Southern Methodist University (SMU)
    • Doctoral Clinical Psychology Program
    • Masters of Science Counseling Program
  • Psychology Practicum Experience Program:  Texas A&M University (TAMU)
    • School Psychology Program
  • Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS)
    • Therapy Students
  • Texas Women’s University (TWU)
    • School Psychology Program
    • Department of Family Services Program
  • University of North Texas (UNT)
    • Masters in Counseling Program
    • Doctoral Counseling Program
  • University of Dallas (U of D)
    • School Psychology Program
  • Oklahoma State University (OK State)
    • Recreation Therapy Program
  • Nova Southeastern University
    • Psy.D. Program

Description of Services

The Psychological Services staff supports medical and psychiatric programs at Children's Medical Center by providing services to patients with:

  • Primary psychiatric disorders ; Medical disorders ; Combined medical and psychiatric disorders

Services include, but not limited to:

  • Diagnostic evaluations; Psychological and neuropsychological assessment; Behavior management, Individual, family and group therapy; Interventions related to adjustment to chronic or terminal illness and non-adherence to a medical regimen; Pre-transplant evaluation and post-transplant follow-up; Support for transition to adult care.
    **Please contact Kymberli Combs with any affiliation/program questions**