Clients and Services
The clients of the Psychological Services Center (PSC) are offered individual, marital, relationship, family and group therapies, and are seen in either a Cognitive-Behavioral or Psychodynamic framework. The PSC offers quality services at a reduced cost. No client is denied treatment due to inability to pay. Services are provided by second year Doctoral Psychology students under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
Relationship problems, school difficulties or personal stress often bring clients to the PSC.
The following are some of our specialty programs:
A. Psychological Assessment
- Learning Disabilities
- Attention/Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- IQ – Intelligence
B. Child Therapy Program
- School Related Adjustment
- Aggressive Behavior/Anger Management
- Social Anxiety & Shyness
- Oppositional Behavior & Conduct Problems
- Fears & Phobias
C. Adult Therapy Program
- Health Worries
- Stress Management
- Post Traumatic Stress
- Compulsive Behavior Patterns
- Phobias and Anxiety Disorders
- Behavior Modification for Habit Control
D. Marriage & Family Therapy
- Family Conflicts/Family Therapy
- Parent-Child Conflicts
- Couple and Relationship Therapy
E. Group Therapy
The following are current groups offered at the PSC:
Child /Adolescent Groups
- Social Anxiety
- Anger & Conduct Management
- Dealing with Aggressive Peers & Bullies
- Attention and Hyperactivity Problems
- Living with Loss – Bereavement in Older Adults
- Women in Transition – Coping with challenges of middle age
F. Trauma Therapy and Specialty Programs
Child, Adolescent and Adult Therapy Program:
- Victims of Crime/Violence
- Victims of Sexual and/or Physical Assault
- Survivors of Child Abuse
Trauma Response Team
The award-winning Trauma Response Team (TRT) of the LIU Post Clinical Psychological Doctoral Program has provided free on-site counseling in schools and community organizations following small and large disasters.
Psychological First Aid, coping strategies and crisis counseling are provided to support recovery and foster resiliency.
Members of the Trauma Team providing support at a local food kitchen.
World Trade Center Support Programs
- A free counseling program is available for 9-11 First Responders and their families. The First Responder Institute is offered in collaboration with Tuesday’s Children and is supported with the United States Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration.
- Counseling for 9/11 Bereaved Family Members
Members of the First Responder Institute with Commissioner Ray Kelly from the New York City Police Department.
The PSC supports the research initiatives of LIU Post Clinical Psychology Doctoral students and faculty members to develop more scientifically supported psychotherapeutic practices which will improve the care provided of our clients.
H. Community and Professional Presentations
PSC staff is available to conduct a variety of presentations to community based organizations and professional groups.