Meet Our Psychiatrists and Therapists - Clarity Child Guidance Center

Meet Our Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Therapists

Soad Michelsen, MD

Soad Michelsen, MD, Senior Medical Director - Soad Michelsen, M.D. is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist at Clarity Child Guidance Center. She offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to children and adolescents.

Dr. Michelsen serves as President of Southwest Psychiatric Physicians and Senior Medical Director of Clarity Child Guidance Center, and is Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, at UT Health San Antonio™, formerly known as UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Prior to joining Southwest Psychiatric Physicians, Dr. Michelsen completed a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and Residency in General Psychiatry at UT Health San Antonio™.

Originally from Colombia, Dr. Michelsen received her Doctor of Medicine & Surgery degree, from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine in Bogotá, Colombia. She also completed several clinical rotations with the University of Miami School of Medicine and Brown University School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Michelsen obtained a Masters in Health Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Dr. Michelsen is board certified by the Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a member of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, the American Medical Association and the American College of Physician Executives.

Dr. Michelsen is often interviewed by local media outlets, including print, radio and TV stations on matters related to children’s mental health issues. She also participates in several community outreach presentations for schools, community centers and other organizations that request educational training on mental health issues. Dr. Michelsen is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Southwest Psychiatric Physicians is an independent doctor group on the Clarity CGC campus that provides inpatient and outpatient psychiatric health care to the children we serve.