Mountain Lake

As of 3/11/2020, the Psychology Clinic will be closed for the University's extended spring break and until further notice. Clinicians will be available by email (, however we will not be able to return phone calls until we re-open.

As of 12/6/2018, the Psychology Clinic has moved to 400 University Hall Drive.

The ASU Psychology Clinic is a community-based training clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive psychological services to High Country residents and Appalachian State University students at an affordable cost. Since its inception in 2001, the mission of the Appalachian State University Psychology Clinic has been three-fold:

  1. To provide high quality psychological assessment and treatment services to residents of Western North Carolina.
  2. To conduct research aimed at advancing our understanding of effective assessment and treatment strategies for a variety of psychological problems.
  3. To train graduate students in the provision of evidence-based psychological services.

The ASU Psychology Clinic is staffed by graduate student clinicians from the Clinical Psychology graduate program at Appalachian State University, and operates under the leadership of Dr. Jacqueline Hersh, licensed psychologist and faculty member in Appalachian State University's Psychology Department. Dr. Hersh is credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.