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The University of Florida Psychology Clinic

Glenn S. Ashkanazi, PhD., Clinic Director

Affordable, confidential mental and behavioral health services.
Over 100,000 clients have been served since 1972.

 General Information

Who are we?

The University of Florida Psychology Clinic is a psychological service, training, and research center that provides evaluations and treatments for patients with a variety of problems. In addition, we offer cognitive and diagnostic assessments for a number of issues.

The UF Psychology Clinic also provides general mental health services for adjustment and phase of life issues (e.g., divorce, family discord) as well as treatment in specialty areas such as anxiety, depression, childhood behavior problems to name just a few.

Our therapists provide services with and/or under the supervision of licensed, UF faculty,  psychologists in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology,  in the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

The UF Psychology Clinic is designed to provide high quality services to patients and to gain information that will contribute to the further understanding and treatment of other individuals who experience similar concerns.

How can our Psychologists help?

Our practicing psychologists use an assortment of evidence-based treatments to help people improve their lives. Most commonly, they use therapy (often referred to as psychotherapy or talk therapy). There are many different styles of therapy, but our psychologist will choose the type that best addresses the person’s problem and best fits the patient’s characteristics and preferences.

For some conditions, therapy and medication are a treatment combination that works best. For people who benefit from medication, psychologists work with primary care physicians, pediatricians and psychiatrists on their overall treatment.

Who is eligible for services?

It is not necessary for individuals to be affiliated with UF & Shands to receive services at the UF Psychology Clinic. Should the UF Psychology Clinic not be suitable for the needs of a patient, a referral will be made to an appropriate service provider.

The University of Florida Psychology Clinics offer specialized psychological assessment, consultation, and scientifically based treatment programs in a broad range of areas. Treatment teams of internationally recognized and board-certified experts provide comprehensive services for children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8am to 8:00pm

We will be closed on the following holiday observances:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Holiday (Friday after Thanksgiving)
The week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

How to Contact Us:

Telephone: 352-265-0294
Mailing Address:
UF Psychology Clinic
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
PO Box 100165
Gainesville, FL 32610-0165

UF Psychology Clinic Administrative Staff
Glenn Ashkanazi, Ph.D., Director
Michael Sampson, Business Manager
Janice Ogwada, Office Manager

Fees

The UF Psychology Clinic is a non-profit clinic that serves as a supervised training facility for advanced Ph.D.-level graduate student clinicians, Psychology Interns and Post-Doctoral Associates. Every trainee is supervised by a licensed psychologist, and all of our patients receive the benefits of a licensed psychologists supervisory expertise and oversight.

The UF Psychology Clinic accepts most insurances (including Medicare), cash, check or credit/debit cards. Unfortunately, the State of Florida does not reimburse psychologists through Medicaid. For those who meet eligibility requirements the Clinic also operates a reduced-cost sliding fee scale. We work with each client individually to determine affordable rates for our services.

Confidentiality

Visits are protected by the highest professional standards of confidentiality, as specified by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA; 1996), Florida state law and the American Psychological Association’s “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.”