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Longhorn Wellness Center

The Longhorn Wellness Center (LWC) empower students to take care of themselves and each other in order to foster a thriving academic community at UT Austin. Our programs raise awareness, reduce stigma about mental health concerns, address barriers to academic excellence and promote overall wellness.

Workshops, Trainings and Performances

You can help build a UT community that values and supports mental health by bringing a LWC program to your classroom, organization, fraternity/sorority, residence hall, department or other campus group.

LWC offers many programs and workshops to the UT community. For a full menu of options please click the button below.

Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists

At CMHC we highly value the diversity that all of our students bring to campus. Our team of Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists includes clinicians who have specialized interests, training, knowledge, etc. for serving different populations. Although our Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists have a unique role in specializing services to reach underserved populations, all CMHC clinicians and staff are committed to social justice and diversity consciousness.

Our team works closely with faculty and staff to offer specialized outreach and support for different communities on campus. To learn more, you can contact one of our Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists:

Mike Andorka, Ph.D., Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists;
Sebastián Colon-Otero, LCSW, Liaison to Latinx Students;
Stephanie Dodoo, LCSW-S, Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists; Interim Liaison to Black and African American Students:
Joey Hannah, Ph.D., Liaison to the LGBTQA+ Community;
Amy Tao-Foster, LPC, Liaison to Asian-American Students;
Monica Thiagarajan, Ph.D., Liaison to International Students;

Issue Specialists

CMHC employs specialists with expertise on topics of concern to many college students. The specialists below also manage dynamic programs on campus that address these issues.

Stress Management - Kelsey Lammy, Mental Health Promotion Coordinator, Stress

Suicide Prevention - Kelsey Lammy, Be That One

Interpersonal Violence Prevention - Leah Leeds, Voices Against Violence

Body Image and Eating Disorders - Joan Long, Mindful Eating

Many other concerns are addressed by the Longhorn Wellness Center including: sexual health, alcohol and other drugs and nutrition. For more information visit

Integrated Health Prevention Resources

The integrated health team offers groups, classes and the MindBody Lab to UT students. For more information click here.

Students, Get Involved!

Click here for a full listing of opportunities.

Media Interview Requests

If you are a member of the media and want an interview on a mental health topic, contact Katy Redd, Assistant Director.

Class Interview Requests

If you are in a class and would like to speak with someone on staff for a paper or project, click here.

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