The UHealth Tics, OCD and Related Disorders Program is dedicated to the academic study of and innovative treatment for tics, Tourette’s disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and related disorders. Here, you will receive comprehensive, personalized care for a variety of behavioral health conditions.
From your initial evaluation through your entire course of treatment, our team takes a collaborative approach to working on your case so you’ll receive personalized, top-notch care. Our center is proud to be part of the Tourette Association of America’s southeast regional Centers of Excellence, a prestigious designation that recognizes the best care centers for Tourette’s disorder across the United States.
Many individuals with Tourette’s disorder or OCD may also have other medical problems, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), impulse control disorder or depression. This means treatment may involve a variety of inpatient (hospital stay) and outpatient (clinic) therapies to help manage your disorder. Because the program is located within the University of Miami Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, our patients have quick access to experienced specialists in others areas of mental and behavioral health care, such as ADHD and depression.
Why Choose UHealth?
Regional, national, and international leaders in psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Your care comes from renowned clinicians, educators, and researchers who tirelessly advocate for better care and support for families affected by mental illness. Our highly skilled clinicians train and teach the next generation of leaders in psychiatry. We also share our knowledge and expertise through industry and mainstream publications, international conferences, and even hearings before the U.S. Congress. Our proven track record means you’ll receive the best, most personalized treatments available.
Multidisciplinary programs built around your unique needs. Our teams of psychiatrists, researchers, internal medicine doctors, neurologists, psychologists, therapists, and others work together just for you. We offer special psychiatry services for the unique mental health needs of women, children, older adults, and patients with co-existing (more than one) medical conditions. You have access to a wide variety of services and support in specialty programs, including:
- Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging
- Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Consult and liaison psychiatry
- Psychosocial Oncology Program
- Women’s reproductive mental health
Comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and diagnostics program. We offer multispecialty psychiatric evaluations at our main downtown location. Evaluations include neuropsychological testing, state-of-the-art brain imaging, and lab tests. Using this information, we customize a comprehensive treatment plan and refer you to other specialists as needed.
Ranked 25th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding. With $10.5 million awarded in 2017, we rank 25th out of about 120 national medical school departments of psychiatry receiving NIH grant funding. We’re first out of seven medical schools in Florida. This means we’re continuously recognized for leading important research in mental health disorders.
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