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Department of Psychology

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Stratton Hall
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.895.1895
Fax: 215.895.4930


Drexel Psychological Services Center 

The Drexel Psychological Services Center

The Drexel Psychological Services Center (PSC) is a training facility, run by the Department of Psychology, whose goals are to offer high-quality training to clinical psychology doctoral students at Drexel University, as well as provide cutting edge, scientifically informed treatments to clients in Philadelphia and surrounding areas at affordable rates.


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Eating Research

Elevated Childhood Weight May Increase Susceptibility to Eating Disorders

March 09, 2015
What causes people to develop eating disorders? This question has been a source of research and debate for many years. Research has consistently supported the v... Read More »
Sleep Study

Group Members Needed for Four-Week Insomnia Study

March 03, 2015
Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Do you have racing thoughts at night or wake up and find it difficult to fall back to sleep? Do you feel slugg... Read More »
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February 23, 2015
Actress Julianne Moore won an Oscar for her starring role in the drama "Still Alice" at the 87th Academy Awards last night, but did the movie accurately depict ... Read More »

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Events

  • The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Drexel's PSC

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Drexel University Psychological Services Center Stratton Hall, 2nd Floor 3201 Chestnut Hall Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Do you have racing thoughts at night or wake up and find it difficult to fall back to sleep? Do you feel sluggish or tired during the day? The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) Specialty Practice, led by Dr. Jacqueline Kloss and the clinical psychology doctoral student trainees, at Drexel University Psychological Services Center is offering a 4-session workshop to help Drexel staff and employees overcome insomnia. All potential group members will receive an individual sleep evaluation session, scheduled at their convenience. The workshop will be comprised of evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies shown to be efficacious in reducing insomnia symptoms. The workshop will then be offered after work, 5-6pm, on Wednesdays April 1, 8, 15, and 22. Take advantage of our special Spring promotion to pay just $40.00 for the 4-week program. Please call (215) 553-7128 by March 15th for more information or to register.

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  • Drugs on the Brain: Link between ADHD and Substance Use

    Monday, April 13, 2015

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    Creese Student Center (3210 Chestnut Street) Behrakis Grand Hall

    • Everyone

    The Drexel University Department of Psychology is pleased to announce our next Colloquium Series speaker:

    Jean King, Ph.D.

    Dr. Jean King holds a doctorate in Biology/Neuroscience from New York University. She has published over 60 original scientific papers in highly respected scientific journals, over 10 chapters in books and review articles in major neurophysiology journals, and is an editor of the New York Academy of Sciences Publication, "Roots of Mental Illness in Children". She has been a scientific consultant for the NSF and NIH as well as the Veterans Administration. Currently, she serves as Associate Provost of Biomedical Science Research, Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the Center for Comparative NeuroImaging at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Her research aims to build and expand excellence in comparative neuroimaging (all species from mice to humans) through promotion of translational research approaches focused on the understanding and treatment of disease processes, with particular emphasis on stress-induced mental health disorders.

    Colloquium Presentation:

    It is known that there is a higher prevalence of substance use (e.g., nicotine and marijuana) in disorders like Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We believe that gaining an understanding of how these substances impact both the structure and function of the brain may better position us to identify therapies to treat these complex co-morbidities. To this end, our lab utilizes multi-modal imaging techniques to probe the impact of drugs on brain neuroplasticity in both preclinical models and humans with/without ADHD.

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