Patient Services in Human Behavior and the Neurosciences

The following is a master list of all patient services (in-patient and out-patient) related to Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. It should list all related clinics, programs and services. To narrow down your search criteria, please apply the 'Select specific area' dropdown list options.

Service/Program/Clinic Director Areas
ABC Child Partial Program The ABC Partial Hospitalization Program for the Enhancement of Achievement, Behavior, and Cognition at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA is a short-term integrated program dedicated to assisting children aged 6-12 and their families to promote positive emotional and behavioral health.  Our program is based upon the most current evidence-based research.  The ABC Program... ADHD, OCD, Anxiety, Autism, Childhood and development, Mood disorders
Addiction Medicine Clinic The UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic offers medication management and treatment planning for patients and families suffering from substance-related and addictive disorders.   Our expertise includes, but is not limited to, the following conditions: Alcohol; Heroin and prescription opiates Benzodiazepines and other sedatives Cocaine and amphetamines; Marijuana; Gambling; Hypersexual... Timothy Fong
Adolescent Inpatient Service Hospitalization is provided for children and adolescents who require intensive diagnostic evaluation or treatment in an inpatient setting due to behaviors that cannot be managed at home, in the school, or in the community, or who are a potential danger to themselves or others. Mark De Antonio, M.D. Childhood and development
Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program The Adolescent Partial Hospital Program and the Eating Disorder Partial Hospital Program are part of the continuum of care provided by the Adolescent Service within the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. The APHP and the EDPHP offer a time limited, treatment program of therapeutically intensive clinical service and group interventions. Childhood and development, Eating disorders
Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program (Track 1) The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program Track I is for individuals currently suffering from acute psychiatric illness who can be reasonably expected to return to normal daily activities.  (For information: Track II is designed for those who are suffering an acute exacerbation of a chronic mental illness). The goals of the AAPHP include: Providing an...
Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program (Track 2) The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Adult Acute Partial Hospital Program Track II is designed for those who are suffering an acute exacerbation of a chronic mental illness.  (For information: Track I is for individuals currently suffering from acute psychiatric illness who can be reasonably expected to return to normal daily activities). The goals of the AAPHP include: Providing an...
Adult Intensive Care Psychiatry Inpatient Unit The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA offers this Psychiatric Service for patients who need medical assistance in stabilization of an acute emotional or psychiatric crisis, with or without complications by substance or alcohol abuse or dependence. Treatment consists of the expertise of; psychiatric physicians, medical specialists, psychologists, clinical social workers, nursing staff...
Anxiety Disorder Clinic The UCLA Anxiety Disorders Clinic uses the psychological intervention called "cognitive behavioral therapy" to treat anxiety disorders. It also offers medication management. For a free telephone evaluation of your anxiety disorder or to set up an appointment, please call (310) 206-5133. Alexander Bystritsky Anxiety
Attention Deficit Disorder Clinic The ADHD Clinic offers state-of-the-art services for children, adolescents, and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ ADHD). The ADHD Clinic is comprised of an interdisciplinary team specializing in the evaluation, treatment, and support of individuals with attention deficits, learning problems, and related behavioral difficulties. Services provided: Comprehensive... ADHD
CAPPS Clinical Services Thanks to our research grants, all assessments and treatment services are free of charge. Youth are reimbursed for their participation in assessments.  Once CAPPS is contacted, a free initial evaluation is scheduled within a few weeks. The Structured Interview for Prodromal Syndromes is conducted during the initial evaluation and lasts approximately 2.5 hours. Through this evaluation (often...
Center for Cerebral Palsy The Center is an interdisciplinary clinic, focusing on the medical management of movement disorders in children and adults with cerebral palsy. It is dedicated to improving function in children, adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy and related movement conditions through a program of timely diagnosis, comprehensive assessment and individualized treatment. More information: http://www....
Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic The CHAMP program provides diagnostic evaluations, second opinion consultation, and short-term treatments (medication management and various forms of psychotherapy) for youth who have symptoms of significant and impairing mood disorders and their families. The Program’s focus is on pediatric bipolar disorder (extreme high and low moods).   David Miklowitz, Ph.D. Bipolar disorder, Childhood and development
Child and Family STAR (Stress, Trauma, and Resilience) Program Provides evaluation, consultation, prevention, and treatment services for children and family members affected by trauma and other challenging events, including medical illness, traumatic loss, community violence, disasters, and combat deployment stress.  Patricia Lester, M.D.
Child Evaluation Clinic This outpatient program provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and treatment services to emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. Sheryl Kataoka MD, MSHS
Child OCD Intensive Treatment Program This intensive treatment program offers daily group and individual intervention for youth ages 8 to 17 with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The program provides Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) strategies, utilizing empirically validated Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). The program operates Monday-Thursday 2-5 p.m. For more information, please contact Michelle Rozenman at (310) 206-4875... R. Lindsey Bergman, Ph.D. OCD
Child OCD Intensive Treatment Program This intensive treatment program offers daily group and individual intervention. The program provides Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) strategies, utilizing empirically validated Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).
Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program Clinic This program provides specialized evaluation and treatment for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP OCD
Children’s Friendship Program This successful 12-week program is designed for the 2nd to 5th grader who has difficulty making and/or keeping friends.
Clinical Service: Educational Testing Dr. Del'Homme offers comprehensive educational evaluations for assessment of learning disabilities, testing for school accommodations and support services, and testing for accommodations on exams (e.g., SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT). Areas assessed include intelligence, academic achievement, processing skills, executive functioning, and social-emotional functioning.
Contact Us CHAMP scheduling and information number: (310) 825-2836Dr. David Miklowitz, Clinic Director: DMiklowitz@mednet.ucla.eduBrittany Matkevich, Operations Director: BMatkevich@mednet.ucla.edu  Bipolar disorder, Childhood and development
Early Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program - Fact Sheet ECPHP is a five-day a week, six-hour a day program. All aspects of the program are fully integrated and coordinated to create an individualized, comprehensive, consistent, interdisciplinary, and therapeutic environment.   EPCHP will provide your child with:   comprehensive assessment in all developmental areas (e.g. cognitive, speech and language, occupational skills, recreational... Autism, Childhood and development
Eating Disorders Program UCLA Eating Disorders Program at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding treatment services tailored to the needs of children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. More information at eatingdisorders.ucla.edu Michael Strober, Ph.D. Eating disorders
Electroconvulsive Therapy ECT treatments involve passing a small amount of electrical current passed between two electrodes placed on the head, in order to produce a monitored, short duration seizure which affects the entire brain. There are two ways that the electrodes may be placed on a patient’s head: “bilateral,” where the electrodes are placed on both temples of the head, and “unilateral,” where one electrode is... Randall Espinoza
General Child Outpatient Service (GCOC) The General Child Outpatient Clinic provides a variety of services including psychiatric assessment, second opinions/consultation regarding medication management and treatment issues, and brief therapy.
Geriatric Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Unit The focus of hospitalization in this acute care setting will be evaluation and stabilization to optimize an individual's health. The 4 North Staff provide a multidisciplinary approach to care and will educate regarding tests, treatments, and aspects of care with the appropriate discharge plans to ensure a smooth transition back to the community.   4 North’s inpatient program provides... James Spar
Geriatric Evaluation Clinic This outpatient program offers comprehensive outpatient psychiatric evaluation and treatment of patients with depression, anxiety, psychosis, sleeplessness, chronic pain and other disorders. Medication management and individual psychotherapy are available. Aaron Kaufman
Impulse Control Disorders Clinic An outpatient clinic that provides treatment for patients suffering from impulse control disorders and behavioral addictions such as pathological gambling, hypersexual behaviors, kleptomania, compulsive shopping or video game addictions.   Services included consultations, diagnostic assessments, pharmacological management, individual psychotherapy and family therapy. Timothy Fong Gambling
Infant and Preschool Service Infant and Preschool Service evaluates children with a suspected developmental delay, including autism and other developmental disabilities (e.g., intellectual disabilities), genetic disorders, fetal alcohol exposure, challenging behaviors, and a variety of other concerns.
Integrated Psychopharmacology Clinic (GOC) This outpatient program offers comprehensive outpatient psychiatric evaluation and treatment of patients with depression, anxiety, psychosis, sleeplessness, chronic pain and other disorders. Medication management and individual psychotherapy are available.
Inter-Personal Therapy Clinic Inter-Personal Therapy Paula Stoessel
Kameron Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory Patients are referred to obtain a complete biomechanical assessment of their gait or other functional movements. In addition, a clinical assessment of their strength, passive range of motion and motor control is performed. Results are reviewed by the treatment team and incorporated into a treatment plan. More information: www.uclaccp.org Eileen Fowler
Medical Psychology Assessment Clinic The Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC) is a training clinic for neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic assessment servicing children, adolescents and adults.  The clinic accepts pediatric patients with a broad variety of neurodevelopmental (e.g. Pervasive Developmental Disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities), acquired (e.g. epilepsy, cancer, head injury), and psychiatric (e.g....
Mood Disorders Clinic The Mood Disorders Clinic is committed to providing care, education and clinical research for patients suffering from depression and bipolar disorder. Since its inception in 1978, the clinic has gradually expanded in order to accommodate its increasing number of patients and trainees. Currently, the clinic treats 325 ongoing patients and sees approximately 35 new patients each month. The Mood... Michael Gitlin
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program window.location = "http://www.semel.ucla.edu/adc/ocd_treatment" The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is for people who have moderate to severe OCD symptoms and a strong commitment to treating their disorder. OCD is a disabling disorder of distressing obsessions and time-consuming compulsions, often resulting in a... Jamie Feusner OCD
Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic In this clinic, services provided include psychiatric diagnostic assessments, case management, and medication management.  The initial 2 hours psychiatric evaluation includes a review of the history as well as feedback to you and the referring physician (and others). When indicated, referral for additional testing (i.e. EEG, blood tests, educational testing, speech and language,... Childhood and development
Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic Our unique clinical program provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with behavioral/psychological/psychiatric issues and active neurological disorders including: • Epilepsy/seizure disorders • Movement disorders • Tic disorders/Tourette’s Syndrome  • Neurofibromatosis  • Tuberous Sclerosis • Traumatic brain injury
PEERS Clinic The UCLA Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills (PEERS) is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults. It has a strong evidence-base for use with teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, but is also appropriate for teens and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other socioemotional problems. We have 1 adult... Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D.
Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults.
Schizophrenia Clinic This program provides specialized avalutation and treatment for individuals with Schizophrenia and related disorders or sysptoms, such as psychotic behavior, auditory or visual hallucinations, incoherence, delusional, and paranoia. Visit the Section on Psychosis website for useful reference information. Stephen Marder Schizophrenia, Psychosis
Secret Agent Society (SAS) program Secret Agent Society (SAS) is a breakthrough program for children between 8 and 12 years old who want to improve their social and emotional skills. An animated computer game, Helpful Thought Missile action game, Challenger board game and Secret Message Transmission Device game have all been designed to help children learn new social and emotional skills in a fun environment.
Spanish Speaking Psychosocial Clinic The Spanish Speaking Psychosocial Clinic (SSPC) provides training in the provision of socio-culturally competent, comprehensive mental health services to the rapidly growing and underserved Latino community. Patients span the full range of psychiatric diagnostic categories and are provided treatment in a variety of modalities, including individual, conjoint and family psychotherapy, as well as...
The UCLA ABC Clinic The ABC Partial Hospitalization Program for the Enhancement of Achievement, Behavior, and Cognition at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA is a short-term integrated program dedicated to assisting children aged 6-12 and their families to promote positive emotional and behavioral health.  Our program is based upon the most current evidence-based research.  The ABC Program specializes... Mary O'Connor, Ph.D.
UCLA ADHD Program Program provides comprehensive assessment and treatment coordination for children, adolescents, and adults with suspected ADHD and other school related problems. 
UCLA Child Forensic Services The UCLA Child Forensic Service Program was established with the mission of assisting judges and attorneys who need to negotiate the complex issues of children's mental health in the legal system; improving the lives of children and families who are in that system; and training the next generation of forensic mental health professionals. Eraka Bath Childhood and development
UCLA Parenting Program Our 10-week program addresses common problems of family living as well as management of the difficult child and the child with ADHD.
UCLA Parents of Early-Adolescents Conflict Education (PEACE) This 9-week program is designed for the parents who are having frequent and/or intense arguments with their teen.
Women's Life Center The Women's Life Center at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is an outpatient program devoted to assessing and treating women with psychiatric conditions associated with hormonal challenges and reproductive life events.   The Women's Life Center at the UCLA Semel Institute and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital offers a supportive and effective approach to mental health... Vivien Burt Mood disorders
Youth Stress & Mood Program (YSAM) The YSAM program is an outpatient program that offers a combination of health promotion programs and outpatient services specializing in care for depression, self-harm behavior, and suicide prevention.
Youth Stress and Mood Program NEWS: OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN & PROMOTE SKILLS WITH YOUR TEEN Openings anticipated in teen and parent skills training groups. Opportunity to work together with your teenager to learn and apply skills for promoting healthy coping, resilience, and wellness. Learn about our program at http://www.semel.ucla.edu/mood/youth-stress.  YSAM PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The YSAM program focuses on depression...