Psychology Clinic Mission Statement


The Psychology Clinic is a nonprofit professional training facility for doctoral students pursuing a Psy.D. The Psychology Clinic is operated by the Indiana State University (ISU) Department of Psychology. The Psy.D. program at ISU is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).*

Goals Related to the Mission Statement:

  1. The primary mission of the Psychology Clinic is to be a setting for clinical psychological graduate students to receive supervised training from licensed faculty and staff. Students are trained in the application, development, and refinement of psychotherapy and assessment skills. Our training standards include:
    1. Maintaining the highest level of professional ethics, as established by the American Psychological Association (APA).
    2. Following all legal mandates established by federal and state regulations.
    3. Modeling professionalism, collegiality, and mentorship.
    4. Facilitating multicultural awareness and clinical competence in working with diverse populations.
  2. Secondly, the Psychology Clinic is dedicated to offering high quality, affordable clinical services to the Terre Haute community and those in surrounding areas. We serve both adults and children, and establish fees that are based upon the particular resources of each client. The mission of the Psychology Clinic is consistent with ISU's mission of engaging students in community and public service.
  3. Thirdly, the Psychology Clinic supports clinical research that advances the practice of psychology. All research conducted meets standards for the protection of human participant, as established by the APA and the ISU Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  4. Fourthly, the Psychology Clinic is a practice setting for the licensed clinical faculty and staff in the Department of Psychology. Through the Faculty Practice Plan and Professional Practice Policy, qualified staff and faculty may provide clinical services to private clients. The plan exists so that faculty and staff may practice and hone the professional skills that they teach, while modeling those skills for clinical doctoral students.



*Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

American Psychological Association

751 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 336-5979/Email:


Department of Psychology