A variety of psychological assessment services are provided, including intellectual, achievement, personality, and diagnostic can be provided for children, adolescents, and adults.
The most frequently provided service at the PSC is psychotherapy. A variety of approaches to intervention are utilized, although most PSC supervisors have a cognitive-behavioral orientation. Individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults is available, as well as couple therapy.
The PSC provides consultation on mental health issues to a variety of agencies in the greater Bangor area. Consultation services include assessment of individuals and recommendations, staff training, program evaluation, and others.
The PSC sponsors continuing education for mental health service providers in the form of workshops and seminars.
The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic
The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder clinic provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for children, adolescents, and adults. Following an initial screening, we offer a diagnostic assessment package that includes a three-hour structured interview with parents and information from multiple sources, as well as a comprehensive report and feedback session. The Psychological Services Center also specializes in behavioral treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. We do not offer medication, but consultation with prescribing physicians is available.
Forensic Assessment Clinic
This specialty clinic provides assessments for a variety of forensic concerns, including sexual offending, violence risk, and fire setting, as well as treatment, residential placement, and disposition recommendations. Adolescents, adults, and families can be assessed at various stages throughout the court process. Parental competency evaluations also are provided.
Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinic
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a psychological disorder in which individuals are extremely distressed by a perceived flaw in appearance. The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinic offers comprehensive assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment for BDD-related concerns.
Anxiety Disorders Assessment, Treatment, and Research Center
This clinic encompasses a series of research studies that offer cognitive-behavioral treatment for several anxiety disorders. Currently, the clinic is studying cost-effective methods of delivering treatment for panic disorder, as well as client variables associated with positive and negative treatment outcome of panic disorder.
How do I receive services at the Psychological Services Center?
The Psychological Services Center provides services to the general public. Anyone interested in services can call the clinic secretary at 581-2034.
A professional referral is not required. For children’s services, the parent or legal guardian of the child must make the appointment. Adolescents interested in services may contact the Psychological Services Center themselves but parents or guardians must provide written consent
The fee for the initial interview is $10.00. For psychotherapy, we use a sliding fee scale to determine the fee for future appointments. The scale ranges from $10 to $45 per hour depending on your income. There are separate fee structures for the specialty clinics and for some assessments.