Psychology Clinic

Department of Psychology

The ACU Psychology Clinic provides quality community counseling and psychological assessment to Abilene and the Big Country.

The ACU Psychology Clinic provides quality community counseling and psychological assessment to Abilene and the Big Country.

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Counseling Services

The clinic staff is comprised of graduate students under the supervision of licensed psychologists and counselors. The trainees are master-level students in the Counseling and Clinical or School Psychology Program at ACU. A licensed psychologist supervises each trainee and all clients have the benefit of the experience and expertise of the clinical faculty.

Counseling specialties include but are not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Family of origin problems
  • Abuse (child and adult, emotional, physical or sexual abuse)
  • Learning disabilities
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-esteem
  • Chronic Pain
  • Phobias
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Play Therapy

 

Psychological Assessments

Psychological assessment and diagnosis is offered for:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Giftedness
  • Behavioral difficulties
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Employment Assessments (i.e. TCLOSE evals, Aviation licensure)

Group Therapy

Groups are offered on a rotating basis, depending on client need. Groups offered include:

  • Anxiety & Stress
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Positive Psychology
  • Anger Management
  • Survivors of Sexual Abuse
  • Parenting the ADHD Child

All services are offered in a Christian environment that is respectful of all people and belief systems.

Scheduling and Fees

The clinic staff will ask for basic information which will be used to assign you a counselor trainee and determine your availability.

Counseling Fees:

  • Individual/couples/family counseling: $10 to $20 per session (based on income)
  • Group counseling: $5


Psychological Assessment and Testing Fees*:

  • Single personality assessment (e.g., MMPI): $50
  • Assessments that take 2-4 hours, such as: $150
    • Intelligence Testing
    • Comprehensive personality assessment
    • ADHD Screening
  • Assessments that take 4-8 hrs, such as: $300
    • Full ADHD evaluation
    • Learning Disability assessment
  • Autism assessment: $500

some scholarships available

Insurance:

We do not bill insurance companies directly at this time but will provide client with a receipt for services received upon request.

Contact Us

Texas State law provides for privacy between a client and a psychologist or counselor. The clinic staff is comprised of graduate students under the supervision of licensed psychologists and counselors. The trainees are master-level students in the Counseling and Clinical or School Psychology Program at ACU. A licensed psychologist supervises each trainee and all clients have the benefit of the experience and expertise of the clinical faculty.

Directions and Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00: a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Psychology Clinic respectfully asks you to reschedule or cancel appointments within 24 hours of your appointment so that we may free up space for someone else.

From Ambler Ave:

  • Turn south (towards ACU) on Campus CT
  • Turn left on EN 16th St
  • Turn left at fourth entrance onto Campus Center Rd
  • McKinzie Hall will be on your left at the end of Campus Center Rd
  • The Clinic Entrance is down the stairs on East end of the South side of the building


From Judge Ely Blvd:

  • Turn west on EN 16th (towards ACU) on EN 16th
  • Turn right at the 3rd entrance between McDonald and Nelson Hall
  • McKinzie Hall will be on your left at the end of Campus Center Rd
  • The Clinic Entrance is down the stairs on East end of the South side of the building