Counseling

Resources

There are many resources to help your emotional wellness that include on-campus, off-campus, online and community-specific resources. Not sure where to get started? Check-out the resources in each of the sections below.

Connect

Engage (with others through supportive connections) Student-to-Student Peer Counseling - Student-to-Student Peer Counseling is a student group that provides non-emergency peer support for UC Berkeley Students. The meetings are free, one-on-one, and confidential.
Health coaching - Free 45-minute coaching session will help you make changes in your lifestyle that support your overall health, as well as your...

Learn

Learn

TAO (free) is available to all students and offers an online library of interactive programs to help you learn life skills and tools to manage challenges such as stress and anxiety, imposter syndrome, and grief.

Wellness resources at Berkeley recalibrate

UCB Student Well-Being Portal...

On-campus Resources

TALK (to a mental health professional)

Let's Talk drop-in consultation with a UHS counselor. Informal, brief, free, and do not require any insurance or paperwork.

Social Services - Services are topic-specific and aim to help students strengthen coping skills, problem solve, and identify resources. Social Services is open to all registered UC Berkeley students...

Requests for Documentation

At times, students may need documentation of services received at CAPS to support withdrawal from classes, arrangements with financial aid, accommodations through Disabled Students Program, and for academic accommodations from instructors.

While it is generally not CAPS policy to write letters, counselors can provide other forms of documentation when appropriate. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) can provide the following documentation for current and/or previous clients:

Confirmation of Visit(s) Verification of Illness Certification of Psychological Disability.

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Online Trainings

Online Depression & Suicide Prevention training

This brief training will help you learn how to identify and respond to students in distress. After completing this training, please take a moment to fill out this brief survey about its effectiveness.

Webinars for Working with Distressed Students

Faculty -...

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions about CAPS: