What is Psychology?

The term Psychology is commonly used; however few people have a good understanding of what Psychology really is. The simplest form, Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. Psychologyembraces all aspects of human experience – from physical to cognitive and social behaviors. Psychology can be applied in almost every professional setting.

At CEIMC, we practice Clinical Psychology – an area of psychology that provides comprehensive mental and behavioral health care for individuals, families and communities. We also provide training, education and supervision to students, healthcare providers and parents. Our Clinical Psychologists and Counselors are highly trained, licensed individuals with years of experience.

Clinical Psychologists and Counselors complete assessments, diagnosis, and interventions for psychological, emotional, and behavioral difficulties across a person’s lifespan. Psychologists help with a range of health problems and use an assortment of evidence-based treatments to help people improve their lives. At CEIMC, our Psychology department provides services for children, adolescents and the families of young people.

At CEIMC, we provide a range of different services including assessments (psycho-educational, psychosocial and diagnostic), individual therapy (cognitive, behavior, cognitive-behavioral, play and developmental), social skills and friendship groups, and parenting sessions. A child isgenerally referred to the Psychology Department when concerns arise regarding theirdevelopment, behavior, social or emotional wellbeing. We work together with families to provide  supportive services based on individual need.