Deepti Athayle, Ph.D.
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Interim Director Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services


  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology - State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Doctoral internship - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Postdoctoral fellowship - University of Rochester

Licenses and Certifications 

  • Psychologist

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Adjustment Issues (Transition to College, Graduate School, Cultural Adjustment, etc.)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders (Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, etc.)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Clinical Supervision and Training
  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image Concerns
  • Family of Origin
  • Group Therapy
  • Multicultural Counseling and Diversity Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion
  • Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention 

Theoretical Orientation 

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational

Professional Activities, Awards, Memberships

  • Member: Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services
  • Member: American Group Psychotherapy Association 
CAPS Leadership
SHW Leadership

550 Brandon Avenue Charlottesville, VA 22908

(434) 243-5150