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Welcome to Counseling Services! As a CSUSM student you have access to mental health services because it is covered by your pre-paid mental health fee of $67 per semester. We are here to help students cope with personal and academic concerns. Counseling services strives to provide intervention, prevention, and health promotion programs at all systems levels- individual, family, organizational, community- and in different ways- as counselors, consultants, educators, and active members of the university community.
Students come to counseling services for many reasons:
- To resolve personal problems that interfere with academic performance, such as anxiety, depression, loss, financial problems, relationship and family conflict.
- To develop more effective stress management, problem solving, decision-making, and communication skills.
- To build self-esteem and self-confidence.
- To clarify personal and professional values and goals.
Our goal is to provide a supportive, confidential setting in which these concerns can be addressed. Short-term individual, couple, family, and group counseling is available at no charge to enrolled Cal State San Marcos students . Students may be seen for up to 8 sessions per academic year, including the Counseling Assessment session. Sessions are usually held weekly and are 50 minutes in length. Groups may be longer-term, and are usually 90 minutes in length.
In addition to counseling, we offer a variety of services and programs designed to enhance the college experience and promote health and well being. These include:
Consultation to administrative and academic departments, student services and organizations.
A wide range of outreach and education activities, including workshops, guest lectures, special events.
The Clinical Internship Program, a half time pre-doctoral internship program for students completing their graduate degrees in clinical or counseling psychology. We are a member of the California Professional Internship Council (CAPIC).
For more information or to schedule an appointment with a counselor, please call (760) 750-4915 or stop by SHCS.
CSUSM is a member of the CalMHSA
If you have scheduled your appointment with a counselor or sports psychologist, COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORMS prior to your visit.
Connect with us:
Student Health &
120 Craven Rd, Ste 100
San Marcos, CA 92078
Phone: (760) 750-4915
Fax: (760) 750-3181