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Maj Henriksson, LCSW

Appointments: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)
Fax: 1-512-495-5680
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Finnish, Spanish


The University of Texas at Austin, MSSW

Texas State University, BSW


Internship, Social Work, AIDS Services of Austin

Internship, Social Work, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Maj Henriksson, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in UT Health Austin’s Endocrinology Clinic, UT Health Austin’s Infectious Disease Clinic, UT Health Austin’s Primary Care Clinic, and UT Health Austin’s Rheumatology Clinic. She is also a part of UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health care team. She provides assessment and brief psychotherapy services to adult patients that are experiencing difficulty managing and coping with everyday stress, life transitions, anxiety, depression, and other behavioral health challenges. Additionally, Maj Henriksson is as an assistant professor of practice in The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Maj Henriksson earned her master’s in social work from The University of Texas at Austin and her bachelor’s in social work, with a minor in Spanish, from Texas State University, where she completed a study abroad program at Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile. She completed an internship in social work at AIDS Services of Austin and a second internship in social work at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. She has basic training in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and earned an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) Certification for specialized training in individual crisis intervention and peer support group crisis intervention.

Maj Henriksson’s clinical interests include using a variety of different therapeutic methods, including crisis intervention theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy.


  • Anxiety
  • Crisis intervention
  • Depression
  • Health behaviors
  • Medical social work

Board Certification

  • Licensed Clinical Social Work

Awards & Honors

  • ICARE Winner for Compassion, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
  • ICARE Winner for Integrity, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Optum
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
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