Ana Ugueto, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is a child psychologist who is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety, depression, trauma, and behavioral problems in children and adolescents. She currently works on the Child and Adolescent Unit at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) where she provides psychological consultation services. She regularly conducts group and individual assessments and therapy in an inpatient setting. Ugueto also specializes in disseminating evidence-based treatments (EBTs) in the community. Her research interests include suicidality in adolescents, dissemination and implementation of EBTs, and factor analyses of youth mental health.

Ugueto has extensive education and training, having completed her Ph.D. in child clinical psychology from The Ohio State University and her internship in pediatric psychology at Rush University Medical Center. She was a postdoctoral fellow in adolescent medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch in 2005 and a postdoctoral fellow in child clinical psychology at Judge Baker Children’s Center, Harvard Medical School in 2006


Graduate School
Child Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University
Pediatric Psychology, Rush University Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Adolescent Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Child Clinical Psychology, Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard Medical School

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety/OCD
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • PTSD

Research Interests

  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma