UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Stedman, James M PhD

School of Medicine
(210) 567-5488

James M. Stedman, Ph.D. graduated summa cum laude from Rockhurst College with a BA degree in philosophy. He switched fields and obtained an MA (R) and Ph.D. in psychology from St Louis University, where he was an NDEA Fellow. Following completion of his internship, he joined the staff of the Child Guidance Center of San Antonio and was Chief Psychologist there from 1970 to 1997. He joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry, UTHSCSA in 1968 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor with tenure in 1986. He is currently a clinical professor in the department. In 1973, he was awarded a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. In 1986, he was elected as a Fellow of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is currently a member of the Child and Adolescent Division of the department.

Dr. Stedman has been and is active in the teaching and clinical services offered by the Department of Psychiatry. He specializes in teaching behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, family, and marital psychotherapy and is active as a supervisor of those modalities with psychiatry and psychology residents. From 1980 to 1995 he was Director of the Psychology Residency Program in the department and continues to serve on the training committee of that program.

Dr Stedman?s earlier research focused on child clinical and family therapy issues. In the last several years his research has focused on clinical education in psychology. He has also revived his philosophical interests and has published several papers addressing topics related to both philosophy and psychology.

Dr Stedman?s clinical practice continues in the child, adolescent, and family modalities. However, he also sees adult patients, specializing in cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression and marital therapy.

1/1997 - Present Clinical Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX