A grand opening celebration and open house will be held for the Argosy University, Seattle campus’s Psychology Center on Friday, November 7, 2008 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The Center is located on the Seattle campus located at 2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle WA, 98121.
The Psychology Center is dedicated to providing affordable mental health care for individuals in the community and unique training opportunities for graduate students. Under the supervision of licensed psychologists, advanced graduate students in clinical and counseling psychology will provide counseling, psychotherapy and psychological assessment services for individuals who have limited insurance or none at all.
“I am very excited about our new clinic. It has been nearly two years in development and it is wonderful to see it open. This clinic is firmly rooted in the Argosy practitioner model of education, giving our students a great real-life opportunity that meets their educational needs while giving us the ability to increase our commitment to the greater Seattle community,” Argosy University Seattle Campus President Tom Dyer said.
Under the leadership of Clinic Director Dr. Douglas Whiteside and Assistant Director Dr. Jared Hellings, a 2008 PsyD graduate from the Seattle campus, The Center will also provide research opportunities for Argosy University students and continuing education courses for local providers of mental health services. Dr. Whiteside is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist with 12 years as a practicing psychologist and an associate professor of Psychology at the Seattle Campus.
“I think the clinic over time will become the centerpiece of clinical training for Argosy students, and a role model for other programs like ours to serve both students and the community by providing high quality psychological services,” Dr. Whiteside said.
The Center operates Monday through Friday. Please RSVP for The Psychology Center’s grand opening celebration at 206-393-3605.
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu/pr.aspx?ID=au0910), with 19 campus locations in 13 states and its online programs, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degrees to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in psychology, business, counseling and education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in psychology and business, and associate’s degree programs in various health sciences fields. Argosy University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA) (30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602; www.ncahlc.org).