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Provision of Psychiatric Services: Counseling and Psychological Services


To describe requirements for receiving psychiatric services at CAPS

Applies to: 

All eligible KU students who receive services at CAPS

Policy Statement: 

In order for all symptoms to be evaluated for medical causes before the psychiatric appointment, a physical exam and lab work must be completed prior to scheduling the appointment. CAPS clients receiving medication from the CAPS psychiatrist will also be involved in regular, ongoing therapy with a CAPS therapist.

Exclusions or Special Circumstances: 



Referral to another treatment provider


Michael Lynch Maestas, Ph.D.

Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

University of Kansas

1200 Schwegler Drive, Room 2100

Lawrence, KS  66045


Approved by: 
Michael Lynch Maestas, Director
Approved on: 
Monday, April 7, 2008
Effective on: 
Monday, April 7, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
psychiatry; eligibility
Review, Approval & Change History: 

04.07.08: Approved by Michael Lynch Maestas, Ph.D.; reviewed policy

Student Life Categories: 
Health & Wellness

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