Irene Tobis, PhD, Psychologist in Austin
I offer consulting and coaching on personal and professional productivity. My clients are entrepreneurial professionals or managers in a variety of fields including academia and the arts, who who typically work in fast-paced, high-demand environments. I also help these professionals slow down, change focus, relocate, or transition to retirement. Founder and owner, since 1997, of Ducks-In-A-Row® Efficiency Consultants. See and/or
PLEASE NOTE: I am no longer working in a clinical psychology practice; I might resume at some point in the future within the next year. For OCD referrals, contact South Texas OCD Clinic ( or the International OCD Foundation (
Founder and owner of Ducks-In-A-Row® Efficiency Consultants ( 1997-present. Licensed psychologist 1992-2015 (currently inactive). Founder and past President of OCD Texas (, affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. Formerly Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Texas at Austin.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Irene Tobis now - (512) 649-1067


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Year Graduated: 1990
  • License No. and State: 33818 Texas


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $300
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: International OCD Foundation/BTTI graduate (advanced)
  • Certificate Date: 2007


  • Life Coaching
  • Weight Loss
  • Anxiety


  • Behavioral Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obesity
  • health habits, procrastination

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivation enhancement
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Stages of Change


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2016
Irene Tobis, PhD, Psychologist in Austin

Irene Tobis

Psychologist, PhD