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Lloyd Berg, Ph.D., ABPP


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
The University of Texas at Austin

M.A., Counseling Psychology
The University of Texas at Austin


Internship, Counseling & Mental Health Center
The University of Texas at Austin


Lloyd Berg, Ph.D., ABPP, is an associate professor and inaugural division chief of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Dell Medical School. He is a consultation-liaison psychologist at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin, the city’s largest medical-surgical hospital, and psychology specialty service chief for the Ascension Seton hospital network. Berg is program director of The University of Texas at Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health Scholars Program, a cross-campus collaboration preparing psychology, social work, nursing and psychiatry trainees to provide team-based behavioral health services to medically underserved Texas communities. He is a clinical associate professor in UT Austin’s Department of Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology and Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Berg received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s and doctoral degrees in counseling psychology from UT Austin, where he also completed his clinical internship training. Before joining the department, Berg was the behavioral science director at Central Texas Medical Foundation’s family medicine residency and a founder of Austin’s first clinical health psychology specialty group. He has held faculty appointments with the University of Texas Medical Branch, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas A&M College of Medicine.

Berg is a fellow of the American Psychological Association. He serves on the board of the Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology and chairs their Clinical Health Psychology Specialty Council. He is a former president of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology and former board chair of the SIMS Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing mental health services to Austin’s live music community. Berg is board certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Board of Clinical Health Psychology
  • Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
  • Texas Psychological Association
  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
Awards & Honors
  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Dell Med Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2020, 2021
  • Fellow
    American Psychological Association, 2020
  • Distinguished Service Award
    Council of Presidents of Psychology Specialty Academies, 2019
  • Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award
    American Psychological Association, Society for Health Psychology, 2016
  • Volunteer of the Year Award
    SIMS Foundation, 2011