Amanda Zold, PhD is an assistant professor in the Louis A. Faillace, MD Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with primary clinical interest in treatment delivery and innovation to expand evidence-based care for adults with severe mental illnesses, specifically schizophrenia spectrum disorders, within a continuum of care. She provides psychological services to adults at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC). She also provides clinical supervision and training to psychology pre-doctoral interns, psychiatry residents and practicum students rotating with the Psychology Service at UTHealth HCPC.
Zold earned her doctorate degree in Clinical-Community Psychology at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine in Tucson, AZ in the serious mental illness track which included primary placement at the Early Psychosis Intervention Center. Zold completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital at the Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital. Zold has additional experience in providing care for individuals with broad diagnostic presentations in rural and underserved areas in Alaska and Oregon.