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Lloyd Berg, Ph.D., ABPP

Education

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

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

Residency/Fellowship

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

About

Lloyd Berg, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical associate professor and inaugural division chief of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Dell Medical School. He holds clinical associate professor appointments in UT Austin’s Department of Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology and Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Berg specializes in the integration of person-centered mental and behavioral health services in the medical setting. He is the psychology specialty service chief at Ascension Seton, Dell Med’s hospital affiliate, and principal investigator on a national Health Resources and Services Administration grant supporting UT Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health Scholars Program, a cross-campus collaboration preparing psychology, psychiatry, social work and psychiatric nurse practitioner trainees to provide team-based behavioral health services in medically underserved Texas communities. He also conducts research on musician mental health and is a former board chair of the SIMS Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing mental health services to Austin’s live music community.

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 of Central Texas Medical Foundation’s family practice 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 board-certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a former president of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology and serves on the board of directors of the Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology, which represents the 17 specialties recognized by the American Psychological Association and American Board of Professional Psychology. He has received many clinical, teaching and service awards, and in 2021 he was inducted as a fellow of the American Psychological Association for outstanding contributions in the field of psychology that have had a national impact.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association
    Fellow
  • Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology
    Board of Directors
  • Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
Awards & Honors
  • Health IPE Fellow
    UT Austin Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, 2024
  • Ivan Mensh Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teaching
    Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, 2023
  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Sue Cox, M.D. Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2023, 2021, 2020
  • Innovation in Education Award
    Sue Cox, M.D. Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2022
  • Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award
    American Psychological Association, Society for Health Psychology, 2016