Personal and Mental Health Counseling - Student Health Center

The Student Health Center offers free assessment, short-term personal counseling and life coaching, and community referral to:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Support Groups

Appointments

To make an appointment to see a Personal Counselor, please call the Student Health Center at (510) 659-6258.

Outreach services are also available for campus faculty, staff, and student organizations. Contact us at (510) 659-6258 for further information.

Why Seek Counseling?

Graphic of a human body surrounded these words: Guilty, Alone, Responsible, Bad, Fat, Sensitive, Depressed, Confused and more.Our services focus on assisting students to discover how best to address and manage personal concerns, and make positive change to enhance academic and personal success. We build on personal strengths and promote emotional well-being.

Common reasons why students seek counseling:

We care about and support your continued success.

“Don't ask what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that, because what the world needs are people who have come alive!”
- Howard Thurman, Theologian and Civil Rights Activist

Are You Depressed?

Depressed man holding his head in his hands.Life is full of good times and bad, happiness and sorrow. But if you've been feeling "down" for more than a few weeks or are having difficulty functioning in daily life, you may be experiencing more than just the "blues." You may be suffering from a common yet serious medical illness called clinical depression.

Visit Depression-Screening.org to learn more about depression.

Skip plugin info.

Adobe Reader (free) or other browser plug-in/add-on for opening PDF documents is required to open files on this page marked "PDF".