Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Jasper A. J. Smits


ProfessorPh.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Jasper A. J. Smits

Contact

  • Phone: 512-475-8095
  • Office: RLP 4.522
  • Campus Mail Code: E9000

Interests


Development of behavioral and integrative treatments for anxiety disorders and related problems

Biography


Dr. Smits is planning to accept a graduate student for Fall 2020 (please review information for prospective graduate students page)

Jasper Smits received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed his clinical internship at Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts General Hospital. He was on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Southern Methodist University for 9 years before joining the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2013.

The main objective of Dr. Smits's research program is to improve the treatment of anxiety disorders and related problems. Using a translational research approach, studies in his laboratory aim to (1) identify targets for intervention; (2) develop and pilot test novel therapeutic strategies; and (3) examine the efficacy of promising behavioral and integrative treatments in clinical trials. Dr. Smits also directs the UT Anxiety & Stress Clinic, which is dedicated to providing high quality and affordable individual and group therapy for a variety of anxiety and stress-related disorders to the Austin community.

Courses


PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

41860 • Fall 2019
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM RLP 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

43035 • Fall 2018
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM RLP 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

43365 • Fall 2017
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM CLA 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

43360 • Fall 2016
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM CLA 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

42563 • Spring 2016
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM CLA 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Adv Pract: Stress & Anxiety

42494 • Fall 2015
Meets F 1:00PM-4:00PM CLA 4.510

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.


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    The University of Texas at Austin
    SEA 4.208
    108 E. Dean Keeton Stop A8000
    Austin, TX 78712-1043
    512-471-1157