Department of Psychiatry

Major Teaching Hospital Sites

Christus Santa Rosa

Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital

The Behavioral Health Clinic in the Goldsberry Children’s Center of Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital is a joint venture of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Clarity Child Guidance Center of San Antonio and Christus Santa Rosa.  It provides behavioral health services such as psychiatric medication and psychotherapy for a wide range of child and adolescent emotional and behavioral disorders.  It is directed by Margaret Farrell, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and staffed by child psychiatry faculty, child and adolescent psychiatry residents from UTHSCSA as well as psychologists and therapists from the Clarity Child Guidance Center and psychologists from the community.  In particular it deals with ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders.  Dr. Farrell provides psychiatric consultation to children in the hospital who experience emotional issues arising from the effects of serious illness such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.  An appointment can be made by calling 210-704-3007.