KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic (KUEC-PC)

KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic (KUEC-PC)

The KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic (KUEC-PC) supports students at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Mental health is fundamental to academic success, and the KUEC-PC makes low-cost, outpatient therapies and crisis care accessible to KU students in the Kansas City metro area.


Alexander Williams, Ph.D., Lauren Spears, Ph.D., and doctorial student clinicians offer evidence-based, outpatient therapy for KUEC students. From test anxiety to serious mental illness, the KUEC-PC welcomes the full spectrum of student concerns and tailors services accordingly.

Wait times and availability: 

Potential clients can call 785-864-4121 and leave a message requesting to start the intake process and/or find out the current wait time to begin services. Please indicate during your message that you are a KU Edwards Campus student.


Examples of Common Student Concerns

  • Juggling family, life and school commitments
  • Experiencing anxiety
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Finding it difficult to transition back to school

Examples of Available Evidence-Based Therapies

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and stress
  • Interpersonal therapy for depression
  • Exposure-and-response prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Cognitive processing therapy for PTSD


The initial consultation session is free. Beyond that, students pay a flat rate of $12 per 50-minute session. 


24/7 Crisis Line: 913-268-0156

Students have free access to Johnson County Mental Health, which provides acute phone, walk-in and mobile crisis care.

Social Services

Clinic staff can help connect students with local services from groceries, clothing and housing to health care, transportation, emotional support, etc., through My Resource Connection.



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For more information about services and the origins of the Clinic, visit the KU Psychological Clinic page.

Nondiscrimination Policy

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, civilrights@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).