Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 155–164 | Cite as

Collaboration With the Nonphysician Therapist

A Seminar for Postgraduate Third-Year Psychiatry Residents
  • Janet L. TekellEmail author
  • Susan S. Erickson
  • Kenneth L. Matthews
Theme Issue: Teaching and Supervising Psychotherapy


The integration of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy becomes more complex when two clinicians collaborate in providing patient treatment. A course for postgraduate third-year psychiatry residents was developed to review the literature, discuss various treatment models, and delineate the technical skills and treatment issues involved in the collaborative model. This article describes the course content, design, and evaluation at one institution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janet L. Tekell
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susan S. Erickson
    • 2
  • Kenneth L. Matthews
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA

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