Center for Neurobehavioral Health

Our mission is to provide comprehensive lifespan services of the highest quality for people in our community and greater North Country whose lives have been affected by neurologically-based disorders. We merge state-of-the-art empirically-based diagnostic, management, and treatment approaches with the education of undergraduate and graduate students for the purpose of training future generations' professionals. We provide the platform for the interdisciplinary collaborative research for increasing our knowledge about neurological disorders that affect human behavior.

Please visit the Center for Neurobehavioral Health website.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Center

The TBI Center provides services to children who have acquired a traumatic brain injury, as well as to their families. The TBI provides seamless transitions between medical treatment and school/home support in the form of information, counseling, support groups, and advocacy. It also provides technical assistance and education to families, schools, and community agencies.

Contact information: The TBI Center is located in Sibley Hall, Room 316. The TBI Center can be reached at 518-564-5048. Please visit their website at tbicenter.org.

Neuropsychology Clinic and Psychoeducational Services

This life span clinic is professionally staffed by licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, and certified school psychologists. The clinic serves as a training site for School Psychology interns and graduate students who work under the supervision of professional staff for the completion of select neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluations. Referrals to the clinic include cognitive and behavioral problems associated with concussion, acquired brain injury (e.g. TBI) as well as problems related to aging or disease. Children with developmental concerns associated with presumed central nervous system dysfunction or brain damage are referred for evaluation. Children suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder are also evaluated by clinical staff trained in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the disorder. The clinical team works with school districts, community agencies, and health care providers to promote the overall well being of the children and adults evaluated at the clinic.

Contact information: The Neuropsychology Clinic is located on the second floor of Beaumont Hall, Suite 260. The Neuropsychology Clinic can be reached at 518-564-2046.

Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center (ADAC)

The ADAC offers an array of programs and services to support and assist individual with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder as well as their families. Some of these services include: Helpline, Support Groups, Caregiver Resource Center, Education and Training, Safe Return Program. The ADAC provides comprehensive diagnostic assessment, education and support for care giving families, an adult day program, and in-service programming. The ADAC also runs the Mood and Memory Clinic. This program is designed to offer a comprehensive assessment of clients’ mood and affect that might be associated with various episodes of affective disorders, as well as the underlying cognitive causes of affective disorders. The program also assesses various types of memory impairment caused by dementia, as well as non dementia related disorders.

Contact information: The ADAC is located in Sibley Hall, Room 227. The ADAC’s hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed from noon to 1 p.m.) The Mood and Memory Clinic operates Mondays and Wednesdays of each week. The ADAC can be reached at 518-564-3377. Please visit the ADAC website at: www.plattsburgh.edu/offices/centers/cisp/adac/index.php.

Nexus: A Social Competence Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Nexus is a structured after-school program that meets on Saturdays 12:30–3 p.m. while semesters are in progress on the campus of Plattsburgh State. Graduate and undergraduate psychology students work under the supervision of Dr. Pat Egan and Ms. Andrea Martino to teach social skills and self-management strategies to Nexus participants. The program serves up to 30 students ages 5 through 16 years old with diagnoses of Asperger Syndrome or related disorders.

Contact information: Nexus is located in Sibley Hall, Room 419. Dr. Egan can be reached at 564-3374.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the psychology program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Department co-chairs
Dr. Katherine Dunham (katherine.dunham@plattsburgh.edu)
Dr. Michael Morales (michael.morales@plattsburgh.edu)

Department secretaries
Ms. Pam LeClair (leclaipl@plattsburgh.edu)
Ms. Donna Vanderhoff (vanderdm@plattsburgh.edu)

Phone: (518) 564-3076
Toll-free Phone: (800) 441-7215
Fax: (518) 564-3397