Let's Talk Schedule

Concerned about a friend? Feeling anxious or down? Questions about counseling? Talk with a Counselor about your options at Let's Talk!

Informal, brief, free consultations with UHS mental health counselors

Let's Talk Drop-In Consultations are free and there's no paperwork involved.

The counselors have expertise and competency in working with underrepresented students on campus. All counselors work with students who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and are managing the impact of living in a pandemic and remote learning.

Learn more about each counselor on our CAPS Meet the Staff page. 

Let's Talk Drop-In Consultations Schedule

For ALL UC Berkeley Students

Monday

Hours Counselor Specialty
11am-12pm, 
Veronica Orozco's
WeJoinIn Link

Veronica Orozco, PhD

Veronica Orozco

  • Student Parents
  • Re-Entry Students
  • Alumni House Scholars

Tuesday

Hours Counselor Specialty
10am-12pm, 
Chiyon Won's
WeJoin Link

Chiyon Won, PsyD

Chiyon Won

  •  First-generation student concerns
  • Family of origin issues
  • Mood disorders
1:15-3pm, 
Junichi Shimaoka's
Let's Talk
Consultation Link

Junichi Shimaoka PsyD

Junichi Shimaoka

  • personal / cultural identity
  • relationship concerns
  • gender & sexuality concerns
  • API &  international students
3-5pm, 
Paige Lee's
WeJoinIn Link

Paige Lee, PhD

  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Academic/Career Counseling
  • Identity Development
  • Family of Origin
  • First Generation Students

Wednesday

Hours Counselor Specialty

2-4pm*

*Please note,
Erin is not available
on 9/30/20,
11/11/20,
and 11/25/20

Erin's Zoom Meeting ID:
959-8606-8131

Erin O'Connor, LCSW

Erin O'Connor LCSW

  • Trauma and sexual violence
  • Holistic health and wellness 
  • Body image/eating disorders
  • Students using the Basic Needs Center and/or struggling with basic needs insecurity
  • Muslim students 
3-5pm, 
Cynthia Medina's
Let's Talk Consultation Link

Cynthia, Medina, PhD

  • Holistic Health & Wellness
  • Complex Trauma
  • POC/Latinx Mental Health
  • Relationships/Family of Origin Concerns

Thursday

Hours Counselor Specialty

2-4pm

Adisa Anderson's
WeJoinIn
Link

Adisa Anderson, PhD

Adisa Anderson head shot

  • Holistic Health & Wellness
  • African American Mental Health/POC
  • Men's Concerns
  • Relationships/Family
  • Complex Trauma
3-4pm,
Sonia Amin's 
WeJoinIn Link

Sonia Amin, PhD

Sonia Amin

  • Grief and Loss during COVID-19
  • Coping with racism and bicultural identity conflicts
  • Navigating family/relationship difficulties.
  • API Students

 

Friday

Hours   Counselor Specialty
10am-12pm, 
Veronica Orozco's
Let's Talk
Consultation Link

Veronica Orozco, PhD

Veronica Orozco

  • Student Parents
  • Re-Entry Students
  • Alumni House Scholars

 

1-3pm, 
Sam Tourek's
Let's Talk
Consultation Link

Samuel C. Tourek, PhD

Samuel Tourek head shot

  • Band 
  • Student-Athletes
CAPS Let's Talk Flier for Chavez

Let's Talk Drop-In Consultations Schedule

Designed to Support Specific Populations

Intended for API Students

Hours & Sign Up Link Counselor Specialty
Thursdays, 4-6pm
Jeff Lee's
WeJoinIn Link

Jeff Lee, LCSW

Jeff Lee, LCSW

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Underserved populations
  • Transitions

Intended for Black and African American Students

Hours & Sign-Up Link Counselor Specialty
Mondays,
10am-12pm

Geneé Jackson's

WeJoinIn Link
Geneé Jackson, PhD
Genee Jackson
  • Health/Wellness
  • Mindfulness
  • Social Justice Issues
  • Relationships/Family
Thursdays,
11am-1pm

Jai Jones'
WeJoinIn Link
Amber Jaiza Jones, LCSW
Jai Jones social worker
  • LGBTQIA Concerns
  • Black Student Athletes
  • Family of Origin Concerns
  • Grief/Loss/Spiritual Life

Thursdays,
2-4pm

Adisa Anderson's
WeJoinIn Link

Adisa Anderson, PhD
Adisa Anderson head shot
  • Holistic Health & Wellness
  • Men's Concerns
  • Relationships/Family
  • Complex Trauma

Intended for Ethnic Studies Students

Hours & Sign Up Link

Counselor

Specialty

Fridays, 1-3pm

Cynthia Medina's
WeJoinIn Link

Cynthia Medina, PhD

  • Holistic Health & Wellness
  • Complex Trauma
  • POC/Latinx Mental Health
  • Relationships/Family of Origin Concerns

Intended for Graduate Students

Hours & Link Counselor Specialty
Mondays, 2-3pm, 
Amy Honigman's
Let's Talk
Consultation

Amy Honigman, PhD

Amy Honigman head shot

  • Graduate Students
  • Stress, Coping and Resilience
  • Graduate student issues with advisors
  • Health/Wellness
  • Mindfulness

Q-Talk: Designed to Support LGBTQIA Students

Day & Time

Counselor

Specialty/Interests

Mondays, 3-5pm,
Shanta's WeJoinIn Link

Shanta Jambotkar, LCSW

Shanta Jambotkar, LCSW

  • Healing after trauma
  • LGBTQIA & TGNCNB Support
  • BIPOC & SSWANA Communities
  • Sexual violence survivor support

Intended for School of Social Welfare Graduate Students

Hours & Sign Up Link Counselor Specialty
Drop-In Hours:
Mondays, 9-10am
Tuesdays, 2-3pm

Tiffany Hsiang Lin, LCSW

Tiffany Lin

  • Complex trauma
  • Sexual/intimate partner violence
  • Social justice
  • LGBTQIA+ issues
  • Multicultural and intersectional counseling

Intended for SSWANA Students

South Asian, Southwest Asian, and North African (SSWANA

Hours & Sign-Up Link Counselor Specialty

Fridays,
10am-12pm

Kusha Murarka's
WeJoinIn Link

Kusha Murarka, PsyD

Kusha Murarka, PsyD

  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Immigrant Experience
  • Relationship Issues
  • Identity Concerns
  • Mood/Anxiety Concerns

Intended for Stiles Hall Students

Hours & Link Counselor Specialty

Tuesdays, 2:30-4pm

For Stiles Hall Students, 

Jeanine Baille's
We Join Link

Jeanine Baillie, PsyD

Jeanine

Under-served and
marginalized student
populations

International students

First generation college students

LGBTQ+ populations

Former foster youth,
underground scholars,
and system-impacted students

Intended for Undocumented Students

Hours & Link Counselor Specialty

Mondays, 4-5pm

Thursdays, 4-6pm

Call (510) 664-5342
for more info or sign
up on the
Undocumented Students
WeJoinIn Link

Bianca Barrios, PhD

Bianca Barrios headshot

  • Undocumented students
  • First-generation college students
  • LGBTQ
  • Latinx mental health

Tuesdays, 2-3pm

Call (510) 664-5342
for more info or sign
up on the
Undocumented Students
WeJoinIn Link

Diana Peña, PhD

Diane Pena

  • Immigrant and
    undocumented student
    mental health
  • QTBIPOC-affirmative therapy
  • Somatic healing practices