The Psychological Services Center (PSC), is operated by the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Our Center directly contributes to the University mission of transforming lives and serving society by:
This combination of teaching, scholarship, service, and public engagement directly support the University's vision of excellence, innovation and leadership.
The PSC strives to serve diverse clients from different walks of life using culturally relevant, strength-based, and evidence-based approaches. It is important to us that everyone who seeks services at our Center is treated in a respectful and welcoming way. We also strive to be sensitive to the effects of diversity-related issues such as oppression and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, identity, religion, age, immigration status, military status, legal record, or other forms of intolerance.
Most of our therapy and group services are offered by pre-licensed, masters-level clinical trainees under the supervision of doctoral level faculty from the UIUC Clinical-Community Psychology program. Some services â€“ where indicated â€“ may be offered by doctoral level psychologists.
Our clinicians and supervisors are diverse in many ways and strive to be culturally sensitive to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender orientation, disability, religion, military standing and other human differences.
Specific fees are discussed during your first appointment.
UIUC Students, Faculty & Staff:
While most of our clients are members of the public, all of our services are open to members of the campus community. Students, faculty, and staff seeking psychological services may also want to explore these UIUC services offered by our campus partners:
UIUC Counseling Center (students). 217-333-3704
McKinley Health Center (students). 217-333-2701
Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (faculty, staff, retirees). 217-244-5312
The Psychological Services Center is located at 505 E. Green St. in Champaign, on the 3rd floor. The building is between 5th & 6th street (same building as the PNC Bank).
PSC Office Manager: Sara Dubson, B.S.
Dr. Amy Cohen is a licensed clinical psychologist. In addition to PSC administrative duties, Dr. Cohen supervises the Autism Clinic. Her clinical interests include early diagnoses of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, evidenced-based intervention, ASD within a familial context, and pediatric neuropsychology.
Christopher L. Menard, Psy.D.
Dr. Menard is a licensed clinical psychologist. He completed his predoctoral and postdoctoral training in neuropsychological assessment with a focus on the assessment of ADHD and high functioning autism (i.e., aspergers) in children and adults. In addition to PSC administrative duties, Dr. Menard's current work focuses on Mindfulness Based Interventions. He has led Mindfulness Training classes since 2011 for UIUC Staff/Faculty, University Laboratory High School students, Champaign-Urbana k - 12 teachers, and for Prairie Center/Rosecrance addiction recovery groups. Dr. Menard is also involved with his local community through supporting efforts to bring mindfulness into local schools. He was a board member of the local Mindfulness Teacher Foundation(MTF) from 2013 - 2017 and currently supervises MTF instructors. Dr. Menard is also working to bring Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) to addiction treatment in C-U.