UPDATE: The Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling is closed until March 30

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call 9-1-1
or go to the closest emergency room.

A note to current clients:

We have kept your scheduled appointment day of the week and time so that when the Clinic resumes services we will be ready for your appointment.

If you would like to hear about other mental health services locally until our Clinic resumes services, please see the following referral list.

For additional resources, please see these links:

A couple meeting with a counselor at the Center for Individual and Family Counseling at The University of Akron

The Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling

Open to the public | New patients welcome

We are a state-of-the-art counseling training/service center, operating on The University of Akron campus. We offer individual, couples, family, and group counseling. See the services we offer.

Since 1986, the Clinic has provided counseling services to Greater Akron and its surrounding communities.


Our mission is twofold:

  1. To provide high quality, low cost mental health services to the Greater Akron area.
    Counseling is provided to individuals of all ages, couples, families and groups.
  2. To provide state-of-the-art advanced training in mental health.
    Under the supervision of qualified faculty members, master’s and doctoral students receive professional mental health training experiences including assessment and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, case consultation, and diverse approaches to counseling
Cover of our welcome brochure

Download our welcome brochure

Our welcome brochure describes our services, our privacy practices, and your rights and responsibilities.

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Inside the clinic

Contact us

We are in the C.P. and Cornelia Chima Family Center on The University of Akron campus. See on map

27 S. Forge Street, 2nd floor
Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-6822
Fax: 330-972-5599


Advisory board members

  • Yue Dang, Ph.D.
  • Heather Katafiasz, Ph.D.
  • Julie Lenyk, Ph.D.
  • Delila Owens, Ph.D.
  • Rikki Patton, Ph.D.
  • Robert Schwartz, Ph.D.
  • David Tefteller, Ph.D.