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McKee Assessment and 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, School, and Health Service Psychology graduate programs. The McKee 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 master and doctoral-level 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
  • Students from surrounding colleges and universities (SCC, HCC, UNC-A, AB-Tech)
  • Individuals referred by their physician and/or behavioral health provider in the WNC region
  • Children and adults from the community (self-referred)
  • Local 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.


The basic fee for services provided by the McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic is $400. 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.


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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