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Please email umslcps@msx.umsl.edu or call 314-516-5771 for more information or see the description of current services below.



Welcome

The Community Psychological Service (CPS) is a not-for-profit outpatient mental health center established by the University of Missouri-St. Louis to provide psychological services to residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Since 1977, our staff have striven to promote excellence in the counseling and psychological evaluation services we provide to the community. CPS is committed to offering high-quality, timely, and affordable services to individuals who would not otherwise be able to afford professional mental health care.

Learn more about our St. Louis City and County, Franklin County or St. Charles County no-cost evaluation programs.

We are committed to providing high quality, affordable counseling and evaluation services to adults, couples, children, and families, and to training effective, empathic psychologists.


We provide affordable, comprehensive psychological evaluation services for both adults and children. Call today to schedule an appointment: 314-516-5824.

We provide high quality, affordable therapy services for adults, children, and adolescents. Call today to schedule an appointment: 314-516-5824.

More information about services


Coping With COVID 

UMSL Community Psychological Service Telehealth Group

  • Weekly 50-minute Sessions | Tuesday 5pm or Thursday 9am 

  • $10 per session | Access via computer or phone

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended lives, bringing varied stressors including anxiety, social isolation, family conflict, and economic/job loss. This online teleconference therapy group will help you cope most effectively, by providing cognitive-behavior skills and avenues for meaningful action and connection.

Specific session topics include 

  • Staying Active and Engaged

  • Staying Present and Centered

  • Challenging Unhelpful Thoughts

  • Practicing Compassion

  • Building a Meaningful Future.  

Sessions will be led by doctoral graduate students in the UMSL Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology under the direct supervision of licensed psychologist faculty members.  

314.516.5771

umslcps@msx.umsl.edu

Parenting in Place 

Community Psychological Service Weekly Telehealth Groups 

$10 per session | Rolling Launch Dates 

You can’t do it all…and that’s okay! Parenting, homeschooling, and working from home can overwhelm anyone. 

This online teletherapy group will help you cope and parent most effectively by providing cognitive behavior skills for regulating emotions, establishing security, and managing behavior. Therapists will provide individualized consultations to help solve your specific problems.  

Sessions will be led by doctoral graduate students in the UMSL Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology under the direct supervision of licensed psychologist faculty members.  

314.516.5771

umslcps@msx.umsl.edu

Coping with Race Related Stress and Trauma  

Community Psychological Service Free Online/Telephone Therapy Group 

Free 60-minute Group Therapy Sessions | Thursdays at 5pm 

Open Enrollment | Beginning July 23rd  

Free individual therapy also available for participants as needed. 

In the wake of recent events and related resistance movements, there is increasing awareness of the experience of stress and anxiety related to racial identity. This telehealth (online or phone) group intervention seeks to target race-based stress and trauma through open discussions supplemented by cognitive-behavior practices.  

Specific session topics include discussions and exercises tackling the experience of interpersonal and systemic racism, race-based stressors and their impacts on mental health, and empowerment related to race identity.  

Sessions will be led by doctoral graduate students in the UMSL Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology under the direct supervision of licensed psychologist faculty members.  

Space is limited. Call 314.516.5771 to complete an intake.

Recovering from COVID-19   

Community Psychological Service Psychosocial Therapy Group for Adults 50+ Recovering from Severe COVID-19 Infections 

Weekly Telehealth Meetings (online or phone) Tuesdays at 9:30 AM 

Begins August 4th  

$20 per session with 5th Session Free. A family member is encouraged to join each patient at no additional charge. 

Adults 50+ hospitalized at least three nights for COVID-19 are eligible.  

Recovering from severe COVID-19 infections is a long and arduous process. Physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms can linger for months after discharge. Hospitalization and medical interventions for COVID-19 can be traumatic in themselves. Patients and families recovering from COVID-19 may require on-going support as they return to daily life.  

This psychosocial rehabilitation group will provide evidence-based education and behavioral skills so that those recovering from COVID-19 can live as fully as possible.  

Call 314.516.5771 for more information.