University of Notre Dame
Marital Therapy & Research Clinic

Dr. David A. Smith, Ph.D., ABPP, HSPP

Douglas Road
Paris House
Dame, IN 46556-5666
(574) 631-9640



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. Smith.


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:

HIPPA: 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 critieria.

Notre Dame Marital Therapy and Research Clinic Personnel

Name / Hometown

Dr. David A. Smith, PhD, ABPP, HSPP / South Bend, IN (Bemidji, MN)

Rebeccah Schweers, MA / Cary, IL

Ann Johnson, MA / Defiance, IA

Sara Stasik, MA / Arlington Heights, IL

Fees for Services

$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.

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