Counseling

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. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2021 session. Please fill out the WAIVER WORKSHEET to guide you through the online waiver application. NOTE: This worksheet is for guidance only; filling out...

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).

In addition, we have a nationally recognized two-year Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work and a Career...

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.

If you are...

Career Counseling Assessment and Library

The Career Counseling Library is a unique collection of books, files, directories and electronic resources staffed by a professional staff who will help you explore majors, careers and graduate programs.

Psychiatric Medications and Psychiatry

Medications often can be helpful to students struggling with depression, anxiety and other emotional concerns. We have a strong commitment to helping students understand their difficulties and to offering a range of options. Our psychiatric clinicians (psychiatrists and nurse practitioners) can meet with students to determine which medications might be helpful and to recommend a course of treatment.

Students interested in an evaluation for psychiatric medication need first to meet with a counselor in either Counseling & Psychological Services or...

Outreach to Specific Communities

outreach Outreach is about connecting with the campus community to increase college mental health through awareness, education, and stigma reduction.

All communities can benefit from counseling services, yet each community has unique needs when understanding how to seek mental health care. Below is customized information for key campus communities:

Specific community counseling resources:...

Global Institute for Counseling and Student Mental Health

The Global Institute for Counseling and Student Mental Health offers training programs for counselors, student affairs professionals, and mental health providers worldwide.