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Heather Gutentag, LCSW

Heather Gutentag, LCSW

Master of Social Work (MSW), University of Southern California

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Texas

Jester West (JSW) W0150A

(512) 471-6206

Office Hours: Tuesday 3 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 to 10 a.m.

Heather Gutentag (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor in the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. She provides clinical services to students referred by University Housing staff. Heather is available to provide consultation to staff and prevention services. Heather’s approach to therapy is finding creative ways to incorporate CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), IPT (Interpersonal Psychotherapy), and MAP (Managing and Adapting Practice) to aid her clients in meeting their mental health goals.

Areas of professional interest include depression, anxiety, adjustment to College, and improving self-care and time management

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member. They may also self-refer by coming by to chat about services.
  • Heather is available to discuss students’ needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, referral services, crisis intervention, and groups).

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress)


  • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Heather for more information.
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