Psychological Services Center

We are currently accepting both adult and child therapy clients in our clinic. We are currently adding clients to our assessment waitlist. The estimated wait time for assessment is six to nine months, depending on clinician availability and referral question. Please email us at to inquire about therapy or assessment services, or to obtain referrals for other services in the area.


We provide a full range of outpatient psychological services to the NIU community and residents of the local area. We welcome individuals with all backgrounds and identities. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

Our services include psychological testing, diagnostic interviews and a variety of psychotherapies, such as:

  • Individual, couple, family and group therapy.
  • Parent education and play-based therapy for children.
  • Methods for controlling stress.

We can assist you with:

  • Personal difficulties (depression, anxiety, anger, low self-esteem, etc.).
  • Relationship complications and marital conflict.
  • Children's issues (behavioral problems, developmental and learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, etc.).

New Clients

Please see the banner at the top of this page for the updated status of our caseload. If you're interested in our services and we have availability to take new clients, please follow these steps:

  1. Call us and leave a brief message or email us. We'll send you information on how to get started, including a consent form describing telehealth procedures and a confidentiality agreement.
  2. Read the consent form and provide information and signatures in the appropriate sections.
  3. Email the completed form to

To learn more about our procedures and operations, read our information for clients and review our notice of privacy practices. We look forward to working with you.

Self-care and Stress Management Resources

Below are some resources that may be useful regarding self-care and stress management, as well as guidance regarding physical health concerns:

If you have concerns about the safety of yourself or others, please call 911 or your nearest emergency department.

Additional numbers to call during a crisis

Contact Us

Psychological Services Center
Psychology/Computer Science Building room 86
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115




  • Monday: 110 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

By appointment only. Closed when NIU is closed.