Center for Asian American Studies
Center for Asian American Studies

Mental Health Resource

Amy Tao-Foster

Amy Tao-Foster is  the Diversity Coordinator at UTCMHC and is available to provide support services for students through both office hours and options for connecting to counseling. For the Spring 2018 semester, she is housed at the Center For Asian American Studies on Tuesday after 2pm and Fridays. Burdine 562. Counseling is confidential, and common topics discussed include family stress, managing expectations, academic pressure, adjusting to change, friendships and relationships, stress management and self-care.

For more information, students can contact her at 512.471.7162, or drop by during office hours on Tuesdays at 2pm in BUR 562.

Asian American Voices

This discussion group meets on Tuesdays from  5 - 6:30pm in Burdine 560 to talk about the experiences of being an Asian American student at UT. The focus of the group is to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere where students can engage in discussion of different topics related to their experiences. Some examples include, but are not limited to: 

  • Identity, academics, racism, navigating between Asian and American values and expectations, careers, sexuality, adjustment to college, stress, dating, and relationships with family and friends.
  • This group is open to all individuals who identify within the broad spectrum of Asian American backgrounds (e.g., East Asian, South Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, etc.).
  • Graduate and undergraduate students are welcome

For a full list of Counseling and Mental Health Center groups, please visit their website