Psychological Services Center, USF University of South Florida Psychological Services Center

Phone
(813) 974-2496

Office Hours
Monday: 11:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday: 11:30am-7:30pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed
Holidays: As announced.


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General Clinical Services

General Adult Psychotherapy

Waiting Room

We provide short- to moderate-term therapy on an outpatient basis. We work with the full range of mental health conditions with the exception of individuals who require acute or emergency interventions.


Approaches to therapy include:

  • cognitive-behavioral
  • dialectical behavior
  • interpersonal
  • integrative

We serve clients who experience issues with:

  • anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, obsessive hoarding/cluttering, panic disorder, generalized anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • mood (depression, bipolar disorder, seasonal depression)
  • relationship or family difficulties, couples issues
  • general mental health problems, issues of life-stress, and adjustment issues

Child, Adolescent & Family Psychotherapy

Child Therapy Room

Our clinic provides child, adolescent, and family therapy.

Services:

  • individual psychotherapy for children and adolescents
  • parenting support counseling and parenting training
  • school consultations
  • family therapy
  • an integration of any of the above

We serve children who suffer from:

  • depression
  • behavioral difficulties
  • attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • anxiety
  • We also can help with parenting issues, parent-child / parent-adolescent conflict, difficulties with peers, difficulties at school, difficulties coping with stressful events, self-esteem issues, family problems/conflict, bereavement, and toileting problems.

Low-Fee Psychological Assessment Program

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We operate a low-fee assessment program that provides reduced cost psychological assessments to members of the campus and off-campus community who meet income eligibility criteria. A member of our specialized assessment clinical team can conduct full psychological assessment batteries (cognitive and emotional testing), neuropsychological testing, learning disability assessments, gifted evaluations, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) assessments. We can consult with parents and schools about educational accommodations and coping with academic difficulties.


Specialty Programs

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

The DBT skills group focuses on teaching skills to help individuals cope with stress while working to reduce behaviors that are harmful to the self or others. All individuals in the DBT group are required to meet weekly with an individual therapist (either at the PSC or at another facility). The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings for 2.5 hours and each group session costs $15 (this does not include cost of weekly individual therapy sessions).

The DBT skills group focuses on teaching the following skills:

  • Core mindfulness skills
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Emotion regulation
  • Distress tolerance

Other Specialty Services

  • Adult survivors of childhood trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Eating and weight disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Couples' issues
  • Veterans' Concerns