College of Education and Allied Professions

McKee Psychological Services Clinic

Psychology Student working in the psychology clinic

 

The McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic at Western Carolina University is a state of the art, not-for-profit training clinic for students in our Clinical and School Psychology graduate programs. Our clinic provides comprehensive psychological evaluations, educational and therapeutic recommendations, and consultation services to schools, parents, students, and individuals from the community. All services are provided by our graduate students under the close supervision of university faculty. The McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic offers invaluable training opportunities for the Psychology Departments' graduate students as well as high quality psychological assessments and services for the community.

Clients Served

A variety of clients are served by the McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic including:

  • WCU students referred by the Disabilities Services Center
  • WCU students referred by other faculty or self-referred
  • Children and adults referred by other professionals in the Western North Carolina region
  • Children and adults from the community (self-referred)
  • Special education assessments for contracted charter schools
  • Home school students

Referral Process

Anyone interested in obtaining clinic services or referring a client for services may call the clinic at (828) 227-2473. Please provide your name, phone number, and the best time to be reached on the clinic's confidential voicemail. Ms. Pam Lakey, the clinic's administrative support associate will return your phone call and complete a very brief intake interview with you. Your case will then be assigned to one of our qualified graduate students who will contact you directly regarding the services to be provided. If you have additional questions or concerns you can also contact the clinic's director, Dr. Nathan Roth directly at (828) 227-3368.

*Please note: Case assignments are typically made in accordance with the academic calendar during the months of August/September, January/February, and May/June. Referrals may be subject to a waitlist.

Fees

The basic fee for services provided by the McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic is $300. However, this rate is flexible depending on family income and resources. The service fee is due following your initial visit and prior to testing. All proceeds are used to further support the clinic, graduate student training, and services to the WNC community.

Directions

The McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic is located on the ground level of the McKee building. Parking spaces are available for visitors behind the McKee building off of Killian Building Lane. You can also call the McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic for more detailed directions at (828) 227-2473.

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