Counseling & Testing Center
Welcome to the University of Idaho Counseling & Testing Center (CTC). We are a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals that includes psychologists, clinical social workers, professional counselors, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, administrative coordinators, doctoral psychology interns, and other trainees. Our staff provides a range of mental health and psychiatric services, consultation and outreach, and training of future mental health practitioners. We are an internship site accredited by the American Psychological Association.
The CTC staff has an unwavering commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion. We offer culturally-informed services and programs in a space where students feel safe, heard, appreciated, and accepted.
If you are in crisis or have an urgent need, please call one of the following for assistance:
- 208-885-6716 and Press 3
- Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (call or text): 208-398-4357
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) call: 800-950-6264 or text: 741741
If you are in imminent danger to yourself or others, please call 911.
Counseling and Testing Center is offering both in-person and telepsych appointments (i.e. Zoom or phone appointments) for the fall 2022 semester. If you wish to schedule a new appointment, have questions or need additional assistance, please call 208-885-6716 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST Monday through Friday.
In order to make telehealth sessions as seamless as possible, it is suggested that you:
- Have access to a computer with a webcam or built in webcam
- Have access to secure and adequate internet connectivity
- Have a physical space for a private telehealth session
- Have a private and quiet location for a private telehealth session
- When using a computer, make sure that your antivirus/antimalware protection is up-to-date
- Turn off all apps and notifications on your computer or phone during your telehealth session
- Agree to and NOT record telehealth sessions without permission from both parties in session
- Be willing to provide (verbally) your physical location, phone number for contact, and emergency contact person, if applicable, to your clinician
In-person appointments at the CTC are available for the fall 2022 semester. Those who attend in-person appointments may wear masks if they prefer. In-person appointments will take place in Mary E. Forney Hall Room 306.
We offer individualized assessments for various neurocognitive and psychological disorders.