Counseling

Let's Talk Schedule

CAPS Let's Talk Flier for ChavezConcerned 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.

Meet the CAPS Staff

CAPS Counseling Staff

The UHS CAPS Counseling staff is a multicultural group of professional counselors and psychiatrists. Counselors include psychologists, social workers, and advanced-level trainees. We try to accommodate students’ preferences regarding counseling gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work

Thank you for your interest in our post-MSW fellowship in clinical social work in Counseling and Psychological Services and Social Services at University Health Services at UC Berkeley! 

Professional Training Programs

Thank you for your interest in our training programs at University Health Services.

I hope the information in the links below provides you a sense of what you might gain by participating in one of our training programs. The doctoral internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and our postdoctoral fellowship is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). 

Group Counseling

Many students benefit from counseling in a group format where common concerns can be explored.

Get connected quickly and join a CAPS group today! CAPS groups are free and do not require health insurance. 

“If not us, then who? If not now, then when?” ― John E. Lewis

SHIP Waiver Instructions for Special Programs

You are almost there! Help us help you! 

To save you time and frustration, please take a moment to review these helpful steps. Most errors encountered during the waiver process can be avoided by following these simple instructions. 


1. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2021 session.

Off Campus Counseling Referrals

Counseling and Psychological Services can help connect you with an off campus provider, regardless of your insurance plan. 

Suicide Prevention

If You Are Suicidal

If you have taken steps to end your life, then please do one of the following so as to obtain immediate medical help:

Dial 9-1-1 from a landline or if you are off-campus

Dial UCPD Emergency at (510) 642-3333 from a cell phone if you are on or near campus
We ask that you do this so that we have a chance to help you with whatever leaves you feeling so overwhelmed that life is not worth living. We believe that you can be helped. We would like a chance to try to help you.

Faculty and Staff Mental Health Training

January 7, 2021

Spring 2021 Schedule

Suicide Awareness Training

Satellite Offices

At times, it can be difficult for students to access counseling at the Tang center. In our effort to reach out to the campus, CAPS has expanded its presence on campus beyond the Tang Center.