Welcome to the Marital
Therapy & Research Clinic. We appreciate the opportunity to work
with you and hope the following information will help you make informed
decisions about our services. If you have any questions about the
Clinic or its services, feel free to contact the Clinic Director, Dr.
The purpose of the
Clinic is to provide a non-profit center for: a) research, b) training, and
c) service. As a potential recipient of services at the Clinic, you
should be aware that we seek to provide quality, confidential,
research-supported, psychological services in the context of a
collaborative and caring relationship with our clients. Therapy
couples are not required to participate in any of the Clinic's ongoing
research studies. We hope to gain your trust and enthusiasm for
therapy as well as motivating your best efforts by clarifying expectations
and fully answering all your questions at the beginning of treatment.
For more detailed information about our privacy practices, please click on
the following link:
Notice of Policies
and Practices to Protect the Privacy of Your Health Information
Because this is a
training facility, you will most likely be treated by an advanced doctoral
student in psychology. All therapists who are not licensed as
psychologists are directly supervised, as required by Indiana law, by Dr.
David A. Smith, Ph.D., who is also the Director of the Clinic.
Dr. Smith is a Licensed Psychologist (# 20041287, IN) and an Indiana
State Board of Psychology endorsed Health Services Provider in
Psychology. Dr. Smith is also Board Certified by the
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and is an Associate
Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre
Dame. Because this is a training facility, we give priority to treating
cases that do not involve severe psychopathology, addictions, abuse, or
legal problems. Please call if you have any questions about these
Marital Therapy and Research Clinic Personnel
Name / Hometown
David A. Smith, PhD, ABPP, HSPP / South Bend, IN (Bemidji, MN)
Rebeccah Schweers, MA / Cary, IL
Johnson, MA / Defiance, IA
MA / Arlington Heights, IL
$10.00 per session
Services are by
appointment only. Individual and couple therapy sessions are usually
scheduled for fifty (50) minutes every week. Initial intake sessions
are two hours.
To make an appointment,
please call: (574) 631-9640.
For more information,
contact Dr. David Smith by phone, (574) 631-7763, or email.