CAP Clinic

About Us

The Counseling and Assessment Preparation (CAP) Clinic is an 8,000 square foot facility located on the first floor of the UTPA Educational Complex in room EDCC 1.272.  The CAP Clinic personnel is diligently working to meet the mental health needs of our community by providing counseling services free of charge. 

The CAP Clinic is under the direction of Dr. Santiago Silva, Clinical Professor with the Educational Psychology Department and is assisted by Ms. Celinda Quintanilla, LPC-S and Office Assistant III.  The counseling services are provided to our clients by Practicum II, Practicum III students and Licensed Professional Counselor- Interns (LPC-I) who are completing the clinical hours required to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas.