Our Services
Evidence-Based Psychotherapy
 

The  UC Berkeley Psychology Clinic strives to provide the best available psychological treatments to the larger Bay Area community.  These interventions are demonstrated by the research to be effective for improving mental health problems and are individually-tailored to meet the unique needs of each person.  Common issues addressed in our clinic include, but are not limited to, the following: depression, anxiety, grief & bereavement, trauma, sleep and other health concerns, relationship and family issues, school problems, parenting difficulties, and significant life transitions.

 

We provide a wide range of services, including those for the following:

  • Individual Adults
  • Children & Adolescents
  • Parents & Caregivers
  • Couples
  • Groups

Please note that our Clinic is only able to offer telehealth services this Fall, and assessment services for the Fall will be limited to cases that do not require performance-based testing. Therapy and assessment services can only be provided to residents of California.

 

For UC Berkeley students, post-docs, staff and faculty: Join our virtual Wellness Workshop! This is a one-time, 2-hour remote educational workshop focusing on tips and strategies for managing and surviving through the stress of current events. The workshop is $25 to attend. Interested workshop participants can sign up by calling (510) 642-4459. See flyer for more details.

Center for Assessment
 

The UC Berkeley Psychology Clinic provides high quality assessments and evaluations at a reduced fee for the larger Bay Area community. This can include testing and other forms of information gathering to answer questions related to struggles in school or work, difficulties concentrating, recent changes in cognitive functioning and performance, and other social, interpersonal, or emotional concerns.

 

In the past, the UC Berkeley Psychology Clinic has provided a wide range of assessments, including the following:

  • Dyslexia & Learning Differences
  • Giftedness
  • ADHD
  • Child/Adolescent Behavioral, Emotional and School Problems
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment & Other Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Personality & Other Psychological Assessment

If you are completing an assessment with us to determine whether you are eligible for accommodations through a specific organization, please notify the clinician of those needs at the intake and bring along information about any specific tests the organization requires. 

 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Assessment services for the Fall are limited to cases that do not require performance-based testing. Please see below for a list of limited assessment services available through the UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Center.

 

UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center
 

The UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center provides a wide-range of assessment and behavioral treatment services for children, teens and adults with learning, attention, and school-related problems.

  • At this time our services are limited to those that we can offer remotely via telehealth. These services include:

    • Diagnostic consultation related to attention and behavior problems in children and adolescents
    • Treatment consultation based on previous psychological or IEP assessment reports
    • Adult ADHD evaluations that do not require psychological testing
    • Consultation regarding school services and learning plans
    • Parent educational workshop on topics such as:
      • ADHD
      • Dyslexia
      • Parenting and remote learning
      • Child and adolescent anxiety

A Parent’s Guide to Navigating the IEP and 504 Process

This workshop is designed for parents with children and adolescents in special education or who might need special education. The information covered will focus on providing an understanding of an IEP and a 504 Plan. In this workshop, we will discuss what an IEP and a 504 Plan are, how to request an evaluation, the processes for both, and give a brief overview of special education as well as cover questions commonly raised by parents about an IEP and a 504 Plan. This is a single-session, 90 minute remote workshop that will be held on Fridays, October 16th and October 30th at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom conferencing.

 

The cost of the workshop is $35 per family, payable by check only. If the $35 cost is not manageable, a limited number of scholarships are available to eligible families.
If you are interested in attending either workshop date, please call the UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center at 510/642-4459. Leave a voicemail that includes your name, telephone number, email address, and the workshop date that you would like to attend. If the $35 fee is prohibitive for you and you would like information about how to apply for the scholarship, please state this in your voicemail. You will receive an email confirmation and information regarding how to submit your payment or how to apply for a scholarship, as well as the Zoom link for the session.

 

Anxiety & Worry in Children and Teens: What Parents Need to Know

This workshop aims to provide parents with need-to-know information about child and teen anxiety. Topics discussed will include: how to distinguish between normal and clinically significant anxiety, common anxiety disorders, effects on school performance, treatment options, parenting tips for anxious children, managing child and teen anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more. All participants will receive a list of additional resources about child and teen anxiety. This is a single-session, 90-minute remote workshop that will be held on Friday, October 23rd from 3:00pm to 4:30pm via Zoom video conference.

 

The cost of the workshop is $35 per family, payable by check only. If the $35 cost is not manageable, a limited number of scholarships are available to eligible families. If you are interested in attending, please call the UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center at 510/642-4459. Leave a voicemail that includes your name, telephone number, and email address. If the $35 fee is prohibitive for you and you would like information about how to apply for a scholarship, please state this in your voicemail. You will receive an email confirmation and information regarding how to submit your payment or how to apply for a scholarship, as well as the Zoom link for the session.

 

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to offer psychological testing for learning or attention problems at this time.

 

Telehealth therapy and limited virtual assessment services are only available to residents of California. The Clinic cannot offer any in-person services at this time. To join our waitlist for telehealth therapy services or virtual assessment services, please leave a message on our intake line (510-642-4459).