Welcome to the Behavioral Health Program at UVA Health - Population Health. We are a team of clinical social workers who are here to offer short-term emotional support, psychotherapy, and referrals to other agencies and professionals to help eligible* individuals to cope and problem-solve many of the challenges they are facing.

Our Population Health Behavioral Health team offers:

  • Brief or Interim psychotherapy sessions, in-person or telehealth; up to 8 sessions for most concerns and up to 12 sessions for trauma-related concerns.
  • Counseling support for issues such as: depression, anxiety disorders, trauma/PTSD, stress, moods impacting healthcare engagement, life transitions, adjustments due to changes from chronic or acute illness and injuries, caregiving burden, grief/loss, addiction, end of life concerns, etc.
  • Mental health coaching and therapeutic support
  • Evidence-based psychotherapies for trauma such as Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Psychoeducation about mental health diagnosis
  • Support to learn skills to improve coping and well-being
  • Referrals to UVA Health mental health care providers, community therapists or agencies for long-term support

We invite you to explore what we can offer by clicking on the menu or navigation. We are honored to support you in any way we can.


*Eligibility Criteria: 

  • UVA Patients recently discharged from the hospital and referred to one of our patient programs
  • UVA, UVA Health, and UPG: Employees, Faculty, Fellows, Clinicians, and Clinical Team Members UVA Fellows, Staff, Faculty, Clinicians, and Clinical Team Members (including UPG & UVA-Wise)
  • Eligible individuals must reside in the state of Virginia at the time of service