COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Psychological Services Clinic
The Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) is a training facility for the Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education.
All services are provided by doctoral students who have met specified standards of performance and are supervised by licensed psychologists from the Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University. It is a non-profit organization that offers affordable counseling and assessment services to Northern Louisiana’s school districts and community at large. The PSC is supported in part by gifts made to Louisiana Tech University Foundation, which are critical to continuing to provide this low-cost benefit to students, their parents, and over-burdened school districts.
It is the mission of the PSC to provide the highest quality training in psychotherapy and assessment for students in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program. PSC seeks to enhance the psychological, emotional, and interpersonal functioning of the entire community through affordable psychotherapeutic and assessment services.
The Psychological Services Clinic offers a variety of high-quality clinical services at low cost. These services are subject to change with the needs of the residents of North Louisiana.
- Personality Assessment
- ADHD Assessment
- Learning Disability Assessment
- IQ and Achievement Assessment
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder Assessment
- Depression and Anxiety Assessment
- Career Assessment
- Individual Therapy
- Couples Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Career Counseling
Impact of PSC
When a population is mentally healthy, it is easier to cope with difficulties and enjoy life more. Maintaining mental health can help defend against some illnesses and contribute to:
- Improved physical health
- Better job performance / academic performance
- Increased ability to cope with stress
- Better adjustment from childhood to adulthood
- Greater life satisfaction
- More satisfying relationships
One in four adults (approximately 61.5 million Americans) experience mental illness each year. Approximately 20 percent of youth ages 13-18 experience significant mental illness in a given year.
Over 43 million Americans seek counseling each year in order to improve their mental health.
There are many different types of people who seek counseling for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it can be hard to find a way out of life’s difficulties or understand your place in the world as a child and the PSC is available to help.
The Enterprise Center
509 W. Alabama Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 10048
Ruston, LA 71272
For information about donating to the Psychological Services Clinic, please contact:
Director of Development, College of Education