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University Counseling Services (UCS) offers free, confidential short-term counseling to students and consultation services to the campus community. All services are designed to assist students in achieving emotional well-being and academic success, as well as to help create a campus environment that is sensitive to students’ mental health needs. The following are examples of services and programs currently available:

  • Intake evaluation
  • Short-term individual and couples counseling
  • Crisis intervention and urgent care assistance
  • Psychiatric evaluation and consultation
  • Therapy groups and workshops (see website for listings)
  • RIO (Recognition/Insight/Openness)┬áProgram
  • HeartMath biofeedback software
  • Outreach programming on academic, mental health, interpersonal and wellness topics
  • Peer education programs (The BLUES Project, JADE, Project D.A.T.E., MenCARE)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship training program
  • Psychiatric resident training


University Counseling Services
Director: Julie Pearce
Bayramian Hall (BH) 520
(818) 677-2366, option 1