UMass Psychological Services Center

UMass Psychological Services Center We are a community mental health center serving members of the Pioneer Valley and the UMass Amherst Campus.

Operating as usual

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04/22/2020

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Our presence on Facebook has been quiet for some time.  We have continued to provide psychotherapy via ...
04/22/2020
Psychological Services Center | UMass Amherst

COVID-19 UPDATE: Our presence on Facebook has been quiet for some time. We have continued to provide psychotherapy via Zoom for current clients since the beginning of April. We will begin to accept new clients for limited tele-psychology services beginning June 1. Our therapist trainees continue to receive excellent supervision from our outstanding faculty of licensed psychologists, also via Zoom as we practice social distancing. For more information about our services please visit our website at: https://www.umass.edu/psc/

12/22/2015

The PSC will be closed for holiday break starting December 23rd and will reopen on January 4th.

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11/13/2015

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UMass Psychological Services Center
11/13/2015

UMass Psychological Services Center

CORRECTION: Training in WISC-V and Q-Interactive http://conta.cc/1yssHXe
01/16/2015
CORRECTION: Training in WISC-V and Q-Interactive

CORRECTION: Training in WISC-V and Q-Interactive http://conta.cc/1yssHXe

Please join us for a training on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®-Fifth Edition, presented by Peter Entwhistle, Ph.D.  Dr. Entwhistle is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and an expert in the Wechsler test series. The training will be at UMass Amherst (location TBD) on Friday March 13th.  Re…

Training in WISC-IV and Q-Interactive http://conta.cc/1DKwXG9
01/16/2015
Training in WISC-V and Q-Interactive

Training in WISC-IV and Q-Interactive http://conta.cc/1DKwXG9

Please join us for a training on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®-Fifth Edition, presented by Peter Entwhistle, Ph.D.  Dr. Entwhistle is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and an expert in the Wechsler test series. The training will be at UMass Amherst (location TBD) on Friday March 13th.  Re…

Opportunity for parents with hyperactive young children http://conta.cc/ZgjPHg
09/10/2014
Opportunity for parents with hyperactive young children

Opportunity for parents with hyperactive young children http://conta.cc/ZgjPHg

I would like to alert you about a research opportunity and parent training program free of charge taking place at UMass Amherst. This study will be exploring how hyperactive young children's brains process emotion.  We are looking for children aged 4 to 7 who have difficulties with hyperactivity to…

Almost one-third of adults in Canada have experienced child abuse -- physical abuse, sexual abuse or exposure to intimat...
04/23/2014
Almost one-third of Canadian adults have experienced child abuse

Almost one-third of adults in Canada have experienced child abuse -- physical abuse, sexual abuse or exposure to intimate partner (parents, step-parents or guardians) violence in their home. As well, child abuse is linked to mental disorders and …

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecula...
04/22/2014
Life stressors trigger neurological disorders, researchers find

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some …

04/21/2014
Mental illness not usually linked to crime, research finds

In a study of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders, only 7.5 percent were directly related to symptoms of mental illness, according to new research. Researchers analyzed 429 crimes committed by 143 offenders with three major types …

The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, a...
04/18/2014
Impact of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years

The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to new research. The study is the first to look at the effects of bullying beyond early adulthood. Just over a quarter of …

Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress di...
04/15/2014
Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers

Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms. The research also found that specific types of abuse are associated with specific …

04/10/2014
Researchers search for earliest roots of psychiatric disorders

A single molecular mechanism in the developing brain has been identified that sheds light on how cells may go awry when exposed to a variety of different environmental insults. The findings suggest that different types of stressors prenatally …

People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone. New global researc...
04/08/2014
Surprising truth about obsessive-compulsive thinking

People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone. New global research shows that 94 percent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images and/or impulses. The study people on six …

03/31/2014
Anti-anxiety drugs, sleeping pills linked to risk of death

Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research. The large study shows that several anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic drugs (sleeping pills) are associated with a doubling in …

03/27/2014
Inspiration linked to bipolar disorder risk

Inspiration has been linked with people at risk of developing bipolar disorder for the first time in a study. For generations, artists, musicians, poets and writers have described personal experiences of mania and depression, highlighting the unique …

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135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA
01003

General information

The Psychological Services Center (PSC) is a community mental health clinic operated by the Division of Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, an APA accredited program since 1957. The PSC provides Evidenced Based Psychological Services to children, adolescents, adult and families.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(413) 545-0041

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