Center for Psychological Services
Department of Psychology

Center for Psychological Services

The GMU Center for Psychological Services provides evidence-based assessment and treatment services to people of all ages across the Northern Virginia and greater Capital region. Services are primarily provided by graduate students under the supervision of qualified, licensed professionals. All of our supervising faculty are affiliated with GMU, practicing, teaching, and/or conducting nationally funded research. As leaders in our specialty fields, we keep up to date with the most relevant and innovative developments in assessment and intervention. 

Current Groups

Adult Group Therapy for Binge Eating

This group is tentatively scheduled to begin late September/early October 2018. It will teach skills based on dialectical behavior therapy. This group will meet on a weekly basis for 12 consecutive weeks on Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm. It is appropriate for individuals 18+ years of age. Please contact us for more information, and to be placed on the wait list.

Adolescent Social Anxiety Treatment Group

Based on scientific research, this group will provide an opportunity for adolescents to develop skills to better cope with anxiety in social situations. Participants must be between the ages of 13-17. This group will begin on October 1, 2018, and will meet on a weekly basis for 12 consecutive weeks.  Sessions will take place on Thursdays evenings from 5:30-7pm. Please contact us for more information, and to be placed on the wait list. 

DBT Group

The DBT group incorporates Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills to help adults (18 years and older) cope with and manage intense emotions. The group meets on a weekly basis, and it takes about 24 weeks to complete all the skills modules included in the group's curriculum. All group members are required to have an individual therapist while participating in the group. The group runs continuously throughout the year and accepts new members in "rolling admissions". If you would like to be contacted regarding future openings, please contact the intake office to find out how you can be placed on the wait list.

Current Workshops

Please check back for information on current workshops. 

Center Fundraising

With over 100 people attending the GMU Center for Psychological Services 2nd Annual Fundraiser on April 7th, it was an evening to remember!  Over $15,000 was raised to support critical services for low income clients as well as to work toward enhancing the capacity of the Center to serve more clients in our community, and pledges and gifts are still coming in! 

To read more about the fundraiser, and see pictures, please visit here

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