Behavioral Health Services

Faculty Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (PMHNP) provide expert patient care in a variety of clinics across the Salt Lake Valley.  Our psychiatric nurse practitioners work in both community and private settings and care for patients of all socioeconomic backgrounds.  They educate students and residents and work on integrated teams with primary care providers as well as other mental health clinicians.  Faculty Practice PMHNPs provide psychiatric diagnostic assessment, medication management, group and individual psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment and crisis services.

College Of Nursing faculty offer behavioral health counseling at the following locations:

Locations

  • College of Nursing
    10 South 2000 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    Map to College of Nursing

  • South Jordan Health Center
    The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners at South Jordan provide psychiatric assessments, psychiatric medication management, and psychotherapy for patients referred by University primary care providers at the South Jordan clinic.  They work alongside primary care providers in a primary care mental health integration clinic.

  • Polizzi Clinic
    The Polizzi clinic provides no cost, community based quality psychiatric care for low income, uninsured adults, adolescents and children.  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work with individuals and families, providing psychiatric assessment, medication management and psychotherapy in an effort to stabilize symptoms within 6-8 visits. PMHNPs work alongside psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, students and psychiatry residents in this community clinic. It is a wonderful site for interdisciplinary education and practice. 

  • Fourth Street Clinic
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work in a closely integrated medical clinic serving the homeless population of Salt Lake City.  PMHNPs provide psychiatric assessment, medication management, crisis services and psychotherapy.  Outreach services and substance abuse services are also provided at the Fourth Street Clinic.

  • Juvenile Justice
    As part of a contract to provide health care services at ten Juvenile Justice Facilities, PMHNP faculty provide psychiatric assessments, medication management and psychotherapy for incarcerated youth at several sites along the Wasatch Front.

  • L.S. Skaggs Patient Wellness Center
    Services in the Wellness Center are supported by a generous donation from the L. S. Skaggs Foundation. This allows the PMHNP faculty to provide psychiatric assessments and group and individual psychotherapy in this targeted, innovative inter-professional program.  Students and faculty from the Colleges of Health, Pharmacy, Nursing and the School of Dentistry are included.
     
  • Veterans Affairs
    Services at the Salt Lake VA are provided in partnership with a Federal Grant aimed at increasing access and services to Veterans.  Two new innovative programs championed by College of Nursing faculty are Psychiatric tele-health and homeless outreach services. These two programs provide long-distance and outreach services to veterans along the Wasatch Front.  PMHNPs work collaboratively with other clinicians to provide psychiatric assessment, medication management and psychotherapy.