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Welcome to The Psychology Center

At The Psychology Center we help you find solutions to problems that affect the quality of your life. Our caring, experienced staff has provided services to Dane County and surrounding areas since 1989.

We are one of the largest mental health clinics in Dane County. The Psychology Center offers a wide range of services including individual psychotherapy, couples and family therapy, groups, and medication management for the mental health/behavioral health issues of our therapy clients. Our clinicians prioritize providing a safe, inclusive environment for all individuals in need of mental health care. We are dedicated to ongoing professional training. Our clinicians stay up-to-date with research and trends that translate into effective services for our clients. We utilize a team approach in aspects of treatment including a broad knowledge base that is shared among our professional staff through in-house training and consultation.

The Psychology Center also offers on-site comprehensive testing and assessment for a wide range of issues for children, adolescents, and adults. Our clinical staff features highly experienced psychologists who conduct psychoeducational, ADHD, career, custody and divorce, and various forensic evaluations, such as competency evaluations and independent medical evaluations. We also work with organizations, local county and state governments, and corporations to provide preemployment and fitness for duty evaluations and specialized in-service training programs.

The Psychology Center Office Building

Located at the upper parking lot.

Our Services

The experienced therapists at The Psychology Center are devoted to working toward the best possible outcome for their clients' goals. The range of professional specialties available in our clinic allows clients to be matched with therapists who have expertise in assessing and treating their unique concerns.

Mental Health Concerns/Topics

  • Mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar disorder)
  • Anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, social anxiety, panic)
  • Trauma-related disorders (e.g., posttraumatic stress disorder)
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders (e.g., hair pulling, skin picking)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder)
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Grief and loss
  • LGBTQIA+ concerns
  • Self-esteem and self-worth
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Stress and life transitions
  • Emotional distress secondary to chronic pain and physical health concerns
  • Sleep problems
  • Emotion dysregulation


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
    • Habit Reversal Training (HRT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Trauma-Focused therapies
    • Trauma-Informed Child-Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
    • Trauma-Focused CBT
    • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
    • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Mindfulness-based approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing

Treatment Methods

  • Individual Therapy
  • Co-parenting Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Group Therapy (see Groups for more details)
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adults
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adolescents

Assessment/Evaluation Needs

  • ADHD
  • Learning and career assessment/psychoeducational
  • Career
  • Custody and divorce
  • Forensic
  • Presurgical evaluations for gender-affirming surgery