Dr. Hani Talebi is dually licensed as a licensed psychologist and licensed specialist in school psychology with focused experience in pediatric psychology. Dr. Talebi is an affiliate faculty member in the UT Austin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a courtesy affiliate faculty member in the UT Austin Department of Pediatrics and the UT Austin Department of Educational Psychology. Dr. Talebi is also the incoming president of the Texas Psychological Association. In his role as Chief Clinical Officer and Senior Vice President of Health Systems Integration, Dr. Talebi’s work focuses on advancing collaborative care and measurement-based care in primary care, general health system settings, and academic contexts.
With more than 20 years of clinical experience, he has served in a variety of roles including Director of Pediatric Psychology at Dell Children’s Medical Center, Director of Psychological Services at Del Valle Independent School District, Director of Clinical Programming in various community mental health centers, and as a clinical/consultative leader in the private sector. Dr. Talebi’s administrative efforts at the juncture of the medical and mental health models have resulted in innovative program development, various quality improvement initiatives and fiscally sustainable service provision platforms across milieus.
Dr. Talebi earned his combined doctorate degree in clinical, counseling, and school psychology from The University of California, Santa Barbara, and his bachelor’s degree in cognitive science from The University of California, Irvine. He completed an internship in pediatric psychology at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County and a fellowship in pediatric trauma at Child Abuse Listening and Mediation at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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