Therapy

Therapists at the Washington University Psychological Service Center are trained to treat a wide variety of concerns, including but not limited to:

  • Anxiety and panic
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and sexual abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family or relationship conflicts
  • Aging-related issues (such as dealing with changes in health or physical functioning, loneliness, or other stressors associated with life changes and aging
  • Grief and Loss
  • Insomnia
  • Behavioral Health (e.g., managing pain, weight loss)

Treatment often begins with a thorough evaluation to identify current concerns and determine each individual’s goals for treatment. Based upon
that assessment, therapeutic approaches are eclectic with specific
techniques individually tailored to address the needs of each client. DSC_0020The PSC prides itself in providing treatments that are grounded in research with demonstrated effectiveness. Treatment approaches used include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Brief and long-term psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Mindfulness-based approaches
  • Psychoeducational group therapyDSC_0021