Mental Health Counseling

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING- ALL CONFIDENTIAL

STAFF

Our counseling staff is comprised of a licensed Psychologist, Marriage Family Therapists, and post- doctoral psychology fellows who are sensitive to your needs.

ISSUES COMMONLY DISCUSSED

  • Abuse (current or past)
  • Anxiety/Stress/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Drug/Alcohol Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • Relaxation Training
  • Sexuality

 COUNSELING

Short term and group counseling, and psycho-education sessions are available to students. If together we decide your needs are better served in the community, or your concerns would benefit from long term counseling, we will assist you in community referrals. Students who have two no show appointments will not be allowed to schedule another appointment until meeting with the Student Health Center Coordinator.

APPOINTMENTS / QUESTIONS

Contact the Student Health Center at (805) 378-1413. Download and complete the Current Concerns form and the Consent for Mental Health Counseling form. Bring these forms with you when scheduling your first appointment.

If You Are in Crisis:
Certain situations require immediate attention. If you are having suicidal feelings, or having difficulty controlling the urge to hurt yourself, or anyone else, you need to deal with this NOW. Mental Health Services, available during the regular academic year, are not equipped to handle 24-hour emergencies. For emergencies or urgent needs outside regular business hours, the following agencies will connect you with someone who can evaluate your situation now and ensure that you are safe.

For life-threatening situations CALL 911

Ventura County Crisis Team 1-866-998-2243

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255(TALK)

Crisis Text 741741

Suicide Hotline (VETS) 1-800-273-8255