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Counseling & Psychological Services


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers confidential personal counseling services to all registered students without an additional charge. Psychologists offer individual and group counseling for a range of issues including relationships and management of depression and anxiety.

Students may also utilize the Mental Health Peer Program staffed by peer advisors. This peer program offers self-help materials, including the Egg and Massage chairs, which are available for relaxation. Phone consultation is available nights, weekends, and holidays at (805) 893-4411. Counseling and Psychological Services, located in Building 599, is open Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. For more information, call (805) 893-4411 or visit

All meetings with psychologists are confidential and no information is released without written consent from the student. Parents are welcome to call Counseling Services for their own guidance and consultation, but are not able to receive information about their student. Counseling is also available to students and parents at night, on weekends or on holidays by calling (805) 893-4411.



Stress is one of the most common challenges faced by college students. CAPS has comprehensive stress management resources provided by peer advisors. These resources provide students with stress management techniques and assistance in learning to cope with the stresses of college life. For more information, call (805) 893-4411.