Department News

Psychological Services Center launches program for managing stress during COVID-19

The Psychological Service Center has developed a four- to five-session therapy program to help people gain skills to manage stress reactions or emotional difficulties that have arisen because of or been exacerbated by the pandemic.  They are now accepting new clients for programs including general teletherapy and the COVID-19 Stress Clinic (CSC).  For more information or […]

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PSC Opens a Telehealth Clinic

The Psychological Services Center has opened a teletherapy program as a way to offer therapy to the community during the time of quarantine and beyond. In response to the closure of in-person services in March, we developed a telehealth program that allows us to continue providing services to our ongoing clients and to reach beyond […]

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Highlighting Psychology Research: UMSS20 Student Profile

Teagan LaPiere Understanding Veteran Suicide Mentored by Assistant Professor of Psychology, Mollie Ruben Teagan LaPiere, a military veteran himself, researches why non-combat deployed veterans have a higher rate of suicide than combat-deployed veterans. He hopes that this research will indicate factors that lead to military suicide, so policies for veteran mental health can be changed […]

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Hayes, Abedi featured in video about Alzheimer’s research collaboration

Northern Light Health produced a video titled “When Memory Fades” about its Alzheimer’s Research Program that involves collaboration with the University of Maine and The Jackson Laboratory. “What if disruption of sleep was the earliest sign of neurodegeneration,” asks Marie Hayes, UMaine psychology professor and co-founder of Activas Diagnostics with Ali Abedi, professor of electrical and computer […]

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