Type of Assessment and Treatment Provided
The Centre provides training in neuropsychological assessment and cognitive-behavioural assessment and treatment for postgraduate clinical psychology students through closely supervised practicum work.
Types of Referral Accepted
The Centre accepts referrals from organisations and individuals engaged in the provision of psychological, psychiatric, health care, educational and welfare services.
All referrals are screened by the Director and must be considered an appropriate referral for a Clinical Psychology trainee. Clients with known moderate to severe suicidal ideation, criminal offending behavior, current substance dependence, severe eating disorders, or severe personaility disorders will be declined. If declined, the Director will discuss suitable alternatives with the referral agent.
When a child is referred, the referral should be discussed with the child’s caregivers and permission to refer obtained. To make a referral for a cognitive assessment please complete the Cognitive Assessment Referral Form.
How to Make Referrals
Referrals can be made by letter to:
Clinical Psychology Centre
Department of Psychology
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Or by fax to:
(03) 479 6838
Enquires about the Centre may be made by telephoning (03) 479 7627. Should you reach an answer machine, please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
Treatment Referral Form (PDF 37.6KB)