Counseling at University Health Services

Short term counseling for all UC Berkeley students at no cost, regardless of insurance plan.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers counseling for academic, personal and career concerns.

Social Services (SoS) offers counseling for specialized concerns such as chronic medical illnesses, pregnancy, eating disorders, alcohol or other drugs, and more.

Initial consultations, urgent visits, and short-term counseling visits are all free.

Find out more at the University Health Services website.

Available for:

  • All registered UC Berkeley students (graduate, undergraduate, international, etc.), regardless of insurance plan

You can also access brief, informal consults with a psychologist from University Health Services without making an appointment, see the Let's Talk Counseling program.

Questions? Call Counseling and Pscyhological Services (CAPS) at (510) 642-9494 or Social Services (SoS) at (510) 642-6074

If you are in need of support after 4 PM, contact the CAPS after hours line at (855)-817-5667

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