The Auburn University Psychological Services Center (AUPSC) provides therapy and assessment services for children, adolescents, and adults, including college students. The AUPSC houses numerous specialty clinics and offers services that include individual and family therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), early intervention for autism, skill assessment and direct instruction utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), assessments for autism spectrum disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and learning disorders, treatment for individuals and families managing chronic illnesses, and health behavior assessments.
If you have any questions, please contact the clinic director, Dr. Nadia Bhuiyan, at 334-844-4889. You are also welcome to visit the AUPSC’s website at cla.auburn.edu/psychology/aupsc.
If this is an emergency, please call 911 or seek safe transport to the nearest emergency room. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 to provide free and confidential support for people in distress. You can reach the helpline for immediate crisis intervention, support, and access to resources at 1-800-273-8255 and https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. The Crisis Text Line is also available 24/7 and can be reached by texting “CONNECT” to 741741.
Contact information for the clinic and select specialty clinics are included below:
Psychological Services Center
Services Provided: Under the supervision of licensed psychologists, graduate clinicians provide confidential individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Therapy is provided for depression, anxiety, trauma, behavior problems, relationship problems, stress, and any other area of concern. The cost of therapy at AUPSC depends on family income and ranges from $30 to $60 per fifty-minute session. All therapy clients are charged $80 for their initial intake appointment, which typically lasts two hours.
Services Provided: A wide range of comprehensive psychological assessments, including evaluations for Learning Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Assessment fees are based on the instruments used, and do not exceed a total of $650. $325 is due at the first assessment session, with the remaining $325 due at the feedback session.
Director: Nadia Bhuiyan, PhD
Center for Autism Research, Treatment, and Training (CARTT)
Services Provided: Early behavioral intervention for children with autism, skill assessment, social skills instruction, self-care skills and toilet training, caregiver training, pediatric feeding consultations, and consultation services to individuals and schools in the surrounding area.
Ages served: 18 months–6 years (On-site Clinic); 18 months+ (Off-site Consultation)
Hours of Operation: Varies by semester, email for availability
Director: Corina Jimenez-Gomez, PhD, BCBA-D
Phone: 334-844-6635, email: ABAclinic@auburn.edu
Diagnostic services for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Services Provided: Comprehensive evaluation for children and adolescents exhibiting signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The evaluation includes recommendations for high quality interventions and supports.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Services Provided: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an empirically supported intervention for the reduction of behavior problems in young children. During PCIT, parents work with a graduate clinician supervised by a licensed psychologist to learn play therapy skills to enhance their parent-child relationship. Parents also learn to manage child behavior using behavioral principles. Therapists will work with your family until your child’s home behaviors improve. Treatment typically lasts 14-18 weeks and parents are asked to complete homework assignments with their child between sessions.
Health Behavior Assessment Center
Services Provided: Graduate doctoral students training in clinical psychology conduct substance use assessments and provide personalized feedback on how substance use may be impacting health and overall quality of life.
Pediatric Services Clinic
Services Provided: This clinic is designed to help children, adolescents, young adults, and their families managing acute or chronic health conditions. This includes, but is not limited to coping with chronic illness, adherence to medical treatment, managing chronic conditions, stress management, behavioral pain management, potty training, sleep problems, and difficulty eating.
Last Updated: August 16, 2019