Psychological Services Center

Coronavirus Response (updated 8/25/20)

The Psychological Services Center is now offering telehealth services during this period of continued public health concerns. We provide psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to members of the NIU community as well as to the general public in the northern Illinois area.

At times we will be working remotely or have limited on-site office support. To contact us please call 815-753-8090 or email us at psc@niu.edu. Please allow two days for us to respond to your phone call or email.

If you call us: Please leave a brief voicemail message, and we will do our best to assist you. We check our messages multiple times each day, and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you email us:

  • We will send you instructions about how to get started along with a consent form describing our telehealth procedures and confidentiality agreement.
  • Read the consent form carefully and provide information and signatures in the fillable sections indicated on the form. Return the form to psc@niu.edu.
  • If you have any problems with the forms, please call us and we will do our best to assist you.

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

The Psychological Services Center offers:

  • Full range of outpatient psychological services. The services include evaluations in the form of psychological testing and diagnostic interviews.
  • Variety of psychotherapies, including individual, couple, family and group therapy; parent education; and play-based therapy for children.
  • Relaxation training, biofeedback and other methods for controlling stress and physical pain.

Fall and Spring Semesters

  • Monday: noon-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. -7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.

Summer Semester

Mid-May to Mid-August:

  • Monday: noon -8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. -6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Friday: 9a.m. -5p.m.

Contact Us

Psychological Services Center
Psychology/Computer Science PM86
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0591 

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