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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Program of Assistance for Students (PAS)



TTUHSC El Paso Student Counseling Services are provided through students’ payment of the Student Services Fee. These resources are provided to enhance wellness by providing you the opportunity to manage life’s problems before they become serious and impair your academic and professional performance.

These services include:

  • Short-term counseling sessions (Individual)
  • Providers in El Paso and via telepsychiatry so that you can choose the right provide for you and make your own appointment.
  • Confidentiality assured. TTUHSC El Paso receives no information with student names related to student counseling services.

Staring September 1st students are eligible to receive 8 sessions per year (Sept-Aug).

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can use TTUHSC El Paso Student Counseling Services and how much does it cost?

TTUHSC El Paso provides up to eight free counseling sessions per student per academic year.

You may continue to receive counseling from the provider beyond the eight (8) free sessions available through Student Counseling Services, but you will be responsible for the covering the provider’s fees for those additional counseling sessions. You might be able to use any insurance benefits that you have to help defray those costs. If you feel that longer-term counseling is needed and you want to use your insurance, please verify with the provider that they take your insurance.

Are TTUHSC El Paso Student Counseling Services confidential?

Absolutely! Your use of Student Counseling Services is private and professional.

Confidentiality is regulated by federal guidelines. Without your formal written permission, no information whatsoever is released concerning your use of Student Counseling Services or the nature of your concerns. Therefore, if you seek assistance on your own, your use of Student Counseling Services will not become a part of your academic record and it will not compromise your reputation or future opportunities.

You do not need to go through the school to access Student Counseling Services. You may call the provider of your choice directly to schedule an appointment. If you have any questions about the Student Counseling Services.

Note: When calling for Student Counseling Services provides, please identify yourself as a TTUHSC El Paso student or family member.

Student Counseling Services Providers

Texas Tech Physicians - Child and Adolescent

800 N. Mesa Street
El Paso, Texas 79902
915-215-6170

Counseling Center of Expressive Arts

1600 Medical Center, Suite B-1
El Paso, Texas 79902
915-845-3122

Richard B. Patterson, Ph.D.

1605 Beech, Suite B
El Paso, TX 79925
915-778-2458

Texas Tech Physicians

4615 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79902
915-215-5850

Living Hope Christian Counseling Service

1801 Wyoming Ave., Suite 102
El Paso, TX 79902
915-772-2237

Martha Dominguez, LCSW

5959 Gateway Blvd. W Suite #501
El Paso, TX 79925
915-772-1829

Norma Reed, LCSW, LMFT, LSOTP, LISW

1310 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
915-542-1582

24-HOUR CRISIS LINE

Emergence Health Network

915-779-1800

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Affairs and Wellness at 915-215-4786.

Emergencies

In case of an emergency, you may go to any emergency room, or the ones listed below, at your own expense.

University Medical Center
4815 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
915-544-1200

El Paso Psychiatric Center
4615 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
915-532-2202

The two numbers above serve as a 24-hour crisis line, available to any student or family member, whether or not you are currently receiving student counseling services.

Community Counseling Resources available with private insurance or self-pay:

Alliance Counseling Services
(Adults, Children)
915-307-6721

Amanecer Psychology
Children, MCD, MCR, PVT Insurance
919-779-5600

Anastacia Martinez, LPC (6+, MCD, Tricare, PVT Insur.)
915-209-4561

Arbona, Jaime MD,
(Adults, Children, PVT Insur.)
915-533-6360

Biofeedback and Stress Management
(Ages 5+, MCD and PVT Insur.)
915-592-3287

Castaneda Consulting Services
(Adults, Children)
915-590-9813

Cecilia Burgos, MA, LPC (MCD, PVT Insur.)
915-525-9246

Cota, Francisco, MD, PA
(Adults 27+, MCD, MCR, PVT Insur.)
915-542-1022

Diaz-Vogt, Josefina, MD
(Adults, some MCD, MCR, PVT Insur.)
915-590-2535

Elise Y. Bermudez Pouchard, MD
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
915-877-5100

Fabiola Ekleberry, LPC (Adults, Children)
915-245-3304

Letty Counseling Services
(Adults, Children)
915-542-4200

Buen Salud
575-824-9000

Betsy Nacim, PhD
(Adults & Children)
915-545-1188

Karen Sanders LPC/Joe Martinez, LPC
(Adults)
915-532-2030

Blanca L. Gadney-Moss, LPC, LMFT, NCC
(Adults, PVT Insur.) 915-351-8030

Denise Montalvo, PA, LPC, NCC (Eating Disorder 18+, Call to verify insurance coverage)
915-760-8999

Chris Ramirez Counseling Associates
(Child & Couples Therapy)
915-778-4243

Castañeda Consulting Services
915-590-9813

Hemispheres Behavioral Services
(Adults, Children)
915-598-2190

Gerardo Rosas Psychotherapy Adult, MCD, Private Insur.
915-637-7627 &915-799-0747

Daniel Tovar, LPC, NCC, CART
(Anger management, HIV/AIDS therapy support group)
915-545-1520

Holaya Acosta, LPC (MCD, PVT Insur, Adults, Children)
915-533-0303
915-240-4135

Jesus R. Jimenez -Soto, MD
915-544-0600

Jose Luis Valenzuela, LPC (Adults, Children)
915-540-2559

Alcoholics Anonymous El Paso
915-562-4081

Carlos Perlasca, PhD
(Adults)
915-545-1188

Alfredo H. Arellano, Pmhcns-BC, PA
(Adults, Children)
915-307-5796

Monica McGowan, LPC 18+, MCD, Tricare, TriWest, Faith-based Counseling
915-209-3957

Jimenez, Raul, MD
(24+, PVT Insur.)
915-544-0600

Borrego, Ed, MD
(Adults, PVT Insur.)
915-842-9585

Pinnacle Social Services
(Adults, Children)
915-351-4431

Alternatives at EHN
(PVT Insur, some MCR)
915-757-7999

Marquez, Francisco, MD, PA
(MCD, PVT Insur.)
915-541-1200
915-856-9979

Perez, Oscar, MD
(Child & Adolescent (8+), MCD: Traditional and Superior, PVT Insur.)
915-533-5500

Child Guidance Center
915-562-1999

Children’s Grief Center
915-532-6004

Associated Behavioral Trauma Specialist 915-799-0747

El Paso Mental Health
915-249-6639

James Schutte, PhD
(Adults & Children)
915-778-8442

Aspiring Life Counseling Services
(Adults, Children)
915-202-5778

Katz, Abraham J., MD, PA (MCD, MCR, Private Insur.)
915-532-7799

El Paso Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic
915-521-2450

Vanderpool, Jean, MD
Atlantis Health
(Adults, MCR, PVT Insur.)
915-544-3500

Jessica Acker, LPC, INC (All ages, MCD, Tricare, TriWest, PVT Insur.)
915-317-7558

Alex Reyes, LPC
(Adults, Children)
915-373-2135

Linda Wagner, LCSW
(6+, Tricare, TriWest, PVT Insur.)
915-585-9760

Ramirez, Arthur, MD
(16+, Traditional MCR, PVT Insur.)
915-544-7326

Brooks, David, MD
(Children up to 17, MCD, PVT Insur.)
915-231-9300

Professional Counseling Services
915-594-8080

BLS Counseling Services Inc.
915-408-7125