Rodney E. Timbrook, Ph.D., HSPP 

Psychological Service Associates, Inc.

3421 E. State Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana

office telephone (260) 482-8427
office fax (260) 482-8429

What is a Clinical Psychologist?

Clinical psychologists are highly trained health care professionals licensed within each state to provide diagnostic and treatment services for emotional, adjustment, and behavioral health problems. 

Psychologists are trained in the administration of psychological tests to evaluate and diagnose emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties.  In addition, they are trained in the use of psychological treatment methods to help prevent or modify mental, emotional, or behavioral health problems. 

Clinical psychologists can assist individuals, couples, and families deal with stress, anxiety, frustration, and depression that develop from everyday living.

In Indiana, clinical psychologists receive eight to ten years of college training, complete a year of supervised internship training in an organized health care setting, and complete a year of post-doctoral supervised training before becoming eligible to be licensed. 

Licensure in the State of Indiana requires the establishment of competency in treatment and ethical practice through written state board evaluation.