The Educational Assessment and Student Support Clinic at the University of Utah serves children and adolescents with learning and psychological problems, and adults seeking counseling/psychotherapy services.
For children and adolescents, the Clinic offers services to individuals with a variety of problems, including the following:
- Learning disabilities in reading, writing, and/or math
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Children with head trauma or other neurologic conditions affecting cognitive and academic functioning
- Children with psychological or behavioral disorders
Services are provided by advanced graduate students under the supervision of University faculty. These may include:
- Psychoeducational, psychological and/or neuropsychological assessment
- Educational consultation
- Academic planning and consultation with the school regarding a student's educational plan.
The first Clinic appointment will involve an evaluation of you/your child's needs. By the end of this evaluation period, the clinician will be able to offer you an initial impression of you or your child's needs and recommendations for remediation, or a plan for treatment.
For more information about Clinic services for children/adolescents or to set up an appointment, please call 801-581-6068.
For adults (student at the University of Utah and greater Salt Lake City/Utah community over the age of 18), the clinic offers counseling and psychotherapy services for a broad range of presenting concerns (including, but not limited to):
- Stress and Anxiety
- Self Esteem
- Interpersonal Concerns/Communication Challenges
- Family of origin/Family Conflict
- Relationship Concerns/Infidelity
- Coping Skills
- Anger management
- Identity development (e.g., Racial, Gender, or Sexual Identity Concerns)
- Trauma and PTSD
- Life transitions
- Chronic Illness
It is common for people to feel stuck in their lives and experience hardship. While reaching out for help can be daunting, therapy can be an empowering way to gain direction in your life and experience relief. Please email Amber Whiteley to chat about how our services might be a good fit.
Children/Adolescent Line: 801-581-6068
Please know that the Clinic does not provide full-time telephone coverage during regular working hours, and you may be asked to leave a message. The clinic does not provide emergency services; if you have an emergency or are experiencing a current crisis, you may:
- Call University Neuropsychiatric Institute (801-583-2500) or your nearest hospital.
- Call 911.
- Call the Salt Lake City Police at 801-799-3000.
To find another clinic that offers psychoeducational evaluations, please visit the Utah Psychological Association website “Find a Psychologist Directory” https://www.utpsych.org/directory