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About Us

Texas Optimal Performance & Psychological Services

TOPPS is committed to meeting the unique needs of our clients seeking to improve their mental health, as well as their athletic, social, academic, and professional performance. We work with individuals, families, teams, and groups. At TOPPS we work with each client to develop customized performance and treatment plans and recognizes the inherent abilities of our clients and embraces a strength-based approach in order to maximize those abilities.


TOPPS offers an array of specialized, one-of-a-kind services and programs. We develop and personalize each program to assist in unlocking your full potential. We believe in the “we” approach and utilize a variety of services for our clients to reach their individual goals. We also have a bilingual psychologist on staff to help our Spanish speaking clients and their family members.


Our objective at TOPPS is to establish a positive working relationship with our clients. As you move forward in various life endeavors, we hope to be by your side to provide the support and encouragement that you need to thrive in our challenging world. Why settle for GOOD when you can be GREAT?

Here at TOPPS, we specialize in mental health, as well as performance and sport enhancement. TOPPS founder, Dr. Hillary Cauthen is one of the few clinical sport psychologist in Austin!  She is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. Members of this elite group of specialized clinicians must hold a masters or doctorate degree and meet specific coursework and training requirements within the field of sport psychology, including extensive supervision.  Dr. Cauthen is also listed in the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Sports Psychology Registry. In addition to helping athletes, performers, and executives. We also have psychologists that are highly trained to work with a broad range of mental health-related issues. TOPPS is a comprehensive practice to meet your needs on a preventative to intervention-based approach!

  • Depression

  • Anxiety & OCD

  • Substance abuse

  • Relationship problems

  • Self-esteem

  • Gender & sexuality

  • Women’s issues

  • Men’s issues

  • Eating disorders

  • Grief & loss

  • Trauma & PTSD

  • Chronic pain

  • Academic enhancement

  • Behavioral management

  • Mood Disorder

  • ADHD & ADD

  • Bipolar

  • Peer Relations

  • Adjustment & transitions

  • Parenting enhancement

  • Family therapy

  • Team building

  • Sport Psychology

  • Career counseling

  • Mental Skills Training

  • Injured Athletes

  • Veterans

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