Julio I. Rojas, PhD, Director
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(405) ​271-5121

Addiction disrupts lives, devastates families, and is potentially fatal if left untreated.The OU Physicians ExecuCare program is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive and compassionate addiction treatment for executives and professionals in a discreet and professional environment. ExecuCare is an outpatient-based program, staffed by a multidisciplinary team, designed to evaluate and treat professionals and executives. ExecuCare is based on the belief that addiction is a medical disease that is chronic and progressive. Individuals afflicted with the disease of addiction require treatment to begin the process of recovery and achieve sobriety.

ExecuCare offers comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication evaluations, medication management, and individual, marital/family, and group therapy. Treatment is available for chemical and behavioral addictions (e.g., gambling), mood disorders, trauma, personality disorders, and disruptive behavior. Marital and family therapy services are available to the professional and executive and members of his/her family. 

Fitness-For-Duty Psychological Evaluation:
Julio Rojas, Ph.D. provides fitness-for-duty evaluations consisting of a four hour appointment that includes a face-to-face clinical interview with psychological testing and feedback. An additional four hours is necessary to conduct interviews with family members and other relevant sources, review  medical and treatment records, and complete a report. The comprehensive report will include a recommendation about the individual’s fitness-for-duty, diagnostic information, and treatment recommendations.

  Julio I. Rojas, PhD
  Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  Director, ExecuCare Program
  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Dr. Rojas has over 20 years of experience in treating addictions in state-funded agencies, hospital, university, and correctional settings. He has been certified as an alcohol and drug counselor since 1998 and has been licensed as a psychologist in Oklahoma since 2004. He joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in July, 2005.

Dr. Rojas completed his predoctoral training at Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. He completed his postdoctoral training in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Chemical Dependency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Rojas received the Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders from the American Psychological Association Practice Organization, College of Professional Psychology in 2006. 

He currently serves as a member of the Oklahoma Psychological Association (OPA) Impaired Professional Committee and is past president of the OPA.

​​  Michael W. Brand, PhD, LCSW
  Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  ExecuCare Program
  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Dr. Brand is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) and Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (AAMFT). Dr. Brand has worked with individuals and families struggling with chemical dependency and mental health problems for over 20 years. He has managed outpatient, IOP, partial hospital, day treatment, residential and inpatient programs for children, adolescents and adults encumbered by mental health and substance abuse problems. Dr. Brand’s practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy for children, adolescents and adults recovering from chemical dependency, traumatic experiences, and mental illness, as well as assisting with those coping with life adjustment problems. Dr. Brand provides alcohol and drug, work fitness and marital and family evaluations.

In addition to teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and post graduate levels, Dr. Brand has served as: Director of Ambulatory Services and Admissions, Woods Psychiatric Institute, Abilene Texas; Director Clinical Services, Aspen Crest Hospital, Pocatello, Idaho; VP for Education and Research CM Healthcare, Pocatello, Idaho; Assistant Administration for Clinical Services, Oak Crest Hospital, Shawnee Oklahoma.