What services are available?
Therapists help clients maintain mental and behavioral health by providing a variety of services for children, adults, and families. Some of the services offered include psychological assessment, individual therapy and group therapy.
Who is eligible for services?
Anyone may schedule an appointment. It is not necessary for individuals to be affiliated with West Virginia University to receive services at the Quin Curtis Center. Should the Center not be suitable for the needs of a client, a referral will be made to an appropriate service provider.
What is the fee for services?
The Center operates on a sliding fee scale, ranging
from $10 to $40 per session. Assessment batteries also operate on this
sliding fee scale, and cost is based on the tests performed. Maximum
assessment cost per client is $400.
Visits are protected by the highest professional standards of confidentiality, as specified by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA; 1996), West Virginia state law and the American Psychological Association’s “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.”
Anxiety and Phobias
Psychological evaluation and treatment for problems such as panic symptoms, agoraphobia, social phobia, excessive worrying, intrusive thoughts, and anxiety with depression is available for both adults and children.
Children, adults, and older adults can receive therapy designed especially for problems with depression. Loss of interest, troubled sleep, and feelings of emptiness and loneliness are some of the signs associated with depression.
Child/Adolescent Behavior Problems
Treatment for problems including, but not limited to, aggression, noncompliance, and difficulty in social and academic performance is available for children and their families. Family therapy designed to reduce parent-adolescent conflict is available also.
Pain and Behavioral Medicine
Psychological assessment and management of chronic pain is available, as is treatment for dental and medical fear and avoidance. Therapy is provided in coping with stressful dental and medical procedures, and with chronic health problems for children and adults. We can also address adjustment concerns regarding disease/injury. Assistance in health care compliance is offered as well.
Disorders of Late Life
Older adults and their families can receive evaluation and treatment for problems such as depression, anxiety, memory loss, sleep problems, relationship problems and difficulty adjusting to stressful situations like declining health or loss of a loved one. Services are also provided to help individuals cope with stress of caring for an older adult.
The relationships in which an individual is involved can
hinder or help in the resolution of problems. Treatment for problems including
but not limited to divorce adjustment, marital & family conflict, parent
child conflicts, other relationship problems, and individual problems such as
depression and anxiety exacerbated as a consequence of interpersonal issues are