Tulane University Behavioral Health Clinic - Metairie

 Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science's outpatient clinic, the Tulane University Behavioral Health Clinic – Metairie (the "Metairie clinic"). Under the direction of Michael Scheeringa, MD, this patient-friendly, easy access clinic brings a private practice model with Tulane faculty to a confidential setting in Metairie.

Adult mental health psychotherapy and medication management.


To make an appointment: (504) 988-7250

We accept many insurance plans.

Affordable and Evidence-Based Care from Tulane University

TUBHC-Metairie
4641 Fairfield St., Suite F
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 988-7250
Fax (504) 988-7251

   
M.D. Position Available
We are looking for a BC/BE psychiatrist to join our clinic.  Private practice model that serves suburban New Orleans.  Opportunities for teaching and discovery in an academic culture.  We are strong in improving the patient experience and psychotherapy research.  Ideal for graduating residents and early career faculty.  Send an inquiry and CV to the clinic Director, Michael Scheeringa, MD, at  mscheer@tulane.edu


Information You Can Use


  firing your therapist  When to Fire Your Therapist  by Sara Gershen, LCSW, November 22, 2016 
I always ask new clients at the start of treatment if they have had experience with therapy before and if it was helpful.  For those who have experience with therapy, more often than not they report that it was either not helpful or the benefits were not long lasting. When asked what did not work the frequent response is, "I just didn't click with the therapist."  Conversely, when I speak to my colleagues about their work or we consult on difficult cases, we tend to put the responsibility back on the client.  ...read more


now hiringHow to Hire Your Therapist
  by Sara Gershen, LCSW and Michael Scheeringa, MD, September 19, 2016  
Businesses that build complicated projects use project management software to prioritize tasks and create step-by-step action plans.  After a team huddle both the business and the client have a clear plan of what is going to happen and when.  The client is a key participant in the huddle.  This lets the client know whether the business can handle the job and the outcomes the client should expect by the end.  Human beings are complicated projects, so why don't mental health providers approach psychotherapy the same way with clients?  ...read more
 

Metairie Clinic Sara

It's Not You, It's Me: What Makes a Good Therapist
  by Sara Gershen, LCSW, August 27, 2016
I always ask new clients at the start of treatment if they have had experience with therapy before and if it was helpful.  For those who have experience with therapy, more often than not they report that it was either not helpful or the benefits were not long lasting. When asked what did not work the frequent response is, "I just didn't click with the therapist."  Conversely, when I speak to my colleagues about their work or we consult on difficult cases, we tend to put the responsibility back on the client....read more