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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Providers

Therapists

Our clinicians are advanced doctoral students in USF's Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. We maintain high standards for the quality of our services. Students who conduct therapy and assessment are under the direct supervision of one or more members of the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychology. All supervisory faculty hold doctorates in Clinical Psychology and are licensed by the State of Florida to practice Psychology.

Supervisors

Supervision Meeting

Clinical Director

Dr. Jack Darkes is the Director of the Psychological Services Center and provides supervision for veterans' issues and alcohol/ substance use issues. Assessments for these services are often done on a provisional basis. Orientation is behavioral and cognitive-behavioral, with a solution-focus.

Licensed Supervisors

Dr. Margaret Booth-Jones offers a specialized supervision group for the evaluation of children and adults seeking assessment for learning disabilities, ADHD and other cognitive or academic challenges.

Dr. Cindy Cimino offers a specialized supervision group for the evaluation of adults seeking assessment for learning disabilities, ADHD and other challenges. If students are interested, some neuropsychological assessment training can be integrated into the group.

Dr. James Epps provides supervision for adult therapy cases, including individual adults, couples, marital issues, parent training, and PTSD. Orientation is Cognitive-Behavioral.

Dr. Monica Epstein offers supervision in child/adolescent psycho-educational assessments for giftedness, learning disabilities, and ADHD.

Dr. Marc Karver offers a child/adolescent/family therapy supervision. Some child assessments are also supervised (especially during the intake process for clients seeking therapy). Orientations are Behavioral, Cognitive-Behavioral and Systemic.

Dr. Vicky Phares provides supervision for child therapy, with a focus on behavioral parent training for young children (aged 2 to 11) experiencing externalizing disorders, such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Dr. Diana Rancourt supervises the Health Behavior specialty group, focusing on the intersection of physical and psychological health. Concerns address include, but are not limited to, weight control, disordered eating/body image, sleep concerns, and medication adherence. Orientations are primarily behavioral and cognitive behavioral. Some assessments are also supervised.

Dr. Rob Schlauch supervises individual adult therapy cases, as well as assessments. Focus is on behavioral and cognitive-behavioral interventions. Client problems treated include, but are not limited to, anxiety, mood, substance use, and personality disorders.

Dr. Holly Steele supervises adult and adolescent therapy cases, with focus on behavioral and cognitive-behavioral interventions. Client problems treated include, but are not limited to, mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment issues, substance abuse, and/or significant behavior problems.

Dr. Edelyn Verona supervises both Individual therapy and/or skills training group (DBT) for persons with mood swings, impulsivity, self-harm, relationship problems, and personality disorders.