Jesse G. Harris, Jr. Psychological Services Center

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917 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-6688




The Jesse G. Harris, Jr. Psychological Services Center is a university-based center designed to provide affordable psychological therapy and assessment services to the community.  It is also a training facility for graduate students in one of the leading Clinical Psychology doctoral programs in the nation.  Finally, it is a site for psychological research to develop new and more effective ways to understand and treat behavioral health concerns.


General Information

Group Therapy Information


For clients currently approved for services at the Harris Center:

Drop-In Skills Group

What: This group will be taught like a class. We will focus on on skill building and cover a variety of topics over the course of the semester (below).

Cost: You can pick which groups you would like to attend, and it is pay-as-you-go ($10 per group).

When: Mondays 12:00 noon, Thursdays 6:00 pm

Topic List (Spring 2017):

Week of February 6th: Managing acute stress/distress tolerance

Week of February 13th: Sleep hygiene and healthy coping

Week of February 20th: Introduction to mindfulness and relaxation

Week of February 27th: Cognitive distortions and thinking traps

Week of March 6th: Recognizing and asserting needs in relationships

Week of March 13th: No group - University Spring Break

Week of March 20th: Emotions and emotion regulation

Week of March 27th: Recognizing and living in line with values and goals

Week of April 3rd: Building relationships, listening/ validation, apologies

Week of April 10th: Building self-esteem/ respect, self-care strategies

Call (859) 257-6853 for more information or with any questions!


Contact Us

Jesse G. Harris, Jr. Psychological Services Center
644 Maxwelton Court, Lexington, KY 40508-3225
Phone: 859.257.6853     Fax: 859.257.6854

IMPORTANT NOTE: Email is NOT a confidential means of communication. This email is designed only to respond to non-urgent inquiries about center programs and services. Please do NOT use this email address to communicate any personal mental health information or to request any emergency or crisis services. This email is not monitored daily; several days may be required to receive a response. Finally, current clients of the Harris Center should not use this email for communication with the center or therapists; call the center at (859) 257-6853.

Hours and Parking

The Harris Center is open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. We are closed on Fridays and on University-recognized holidays. Parking is available in the designated lot behind the center; the lot entrance is on Hester Alley. The center is accessible to disabled clients.


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