The Behavioral Health Clinic offers outpatient services for adults, children, and adolescents. It is staffed by board certified psychiatrists, board certified triple-board practitioners (physicians who specialize in pediatrics, adult psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry), advanced practice nurses, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, and senior residents.

Services

  • Psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis
  • Consultation
  • Therapy services
  • Medication management

Patricia Aguayo, MPH, MD

Patricia Aguayo, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, Mexico and a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.  She completed her Psychiatry residency at New York Medical College, where she served as chief resident and then went on to pursue a f... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

Jonathan D. Birnkrant, MD

Jonathan Birnkrant, M.D., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH.  He completed triple board training in the Brown Medical School – Rhode Island Hospital Combined residency program in Providence, RI, where he served as chief resident.  Dr. Birnkrant is board certified in Psychiatry and C... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Natalie Buerger, PhD

Natalie Buerger, Ph.D., Instructor (Clinical), earned her Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Utah Educational Psychology program in 2014. She completed her APA accredited internship at The Watson Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she specialized on the autism training track. Dr. Buerger also participated in the URLEND program... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychology

Locations:

650 Komas
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
801-587-8020

Julia Connelly, PhD

Dr. Julia Connelly is the Clinical Director of the University Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic. She provides psychological assessment services for autism spectrum disorder and related disorders for individuals of any age. She also provides individual and family therapy to address symptoms related to ASD, such as anxiety, depression, school/work and ... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychology

Locations:

650 Komas
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
801-587-8020

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

Douglas D. Gray, MD

As a suicidologist, Dr. Gray studies suicide completers in an attempt to better understand suicide risk factors, and to help develop future suicide prevention programs across the age span. He uses psychological autopsies, genetics and toxicology methods to make inroads to get a better understanding of suicide risk factors. His clinical focus is pri... Read More

Ashlee B. Hardesty Van Ginkel, MD

Dr. Ashlee Hardesty Van Ginkel, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree in California at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She then completed psychiatry residency at Brown University. She recently completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  During both general ... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health - Outpatient, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Social Work

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Toni M. Hesse, MD

Dr. Toni Hesse, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota.  She then completed  a psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  During training, Dr. Hesse conducted a pilot investigation in ... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Jennifer O'Donohoe, MD

Dr. Jennifer O’Donohoe graduated from the Triple Board Residency Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a board certified pediatrician, psychiatrist, and child psychiatrist. She currently works as an inpatient attending physician at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). She sees patients aged 4-17 years old ... Read More

Kristen L. Pagel, MPH, MD

Kristen Pagel, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her public health degree in epidemiology from the School of Public Health at the University of California at Los Angeles and her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA.  She completed her General Psychiatry residency at Loma Linda - Inland Em... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Mood Disorders, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Patrick W. Shea, MD

Dr. Patrick Shea, Assistant Professor (Clinical), received his medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he became interested in pediatrics and psychiatry. He completed his triple-board residency training at the University of Utah in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2014. During h... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child, Transgender Health

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515
University Hospital
Infectious Diseases, Clinic 1A
801-585-2031

Paul T. Stevens, MD

Dr. Paul Stevens, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  He completed the Triple Board residency (pediatrics, adult psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he served as co-chief resident during his final year.  During ... Read More

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515
UNI Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic 525 East 100 South, 5th floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
Map
801-585-1212
UNI Farmington Behavioral Health Clinic

291 South, 200 West, Farmington Utah, 84025

801-213-3770