UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a wide variety of services for students ranging from confidential individualized therapy and psychiatric care, to therapy groups, to wellness programs providing workshops on self-management and stress management skills. Their diverse counselors and clinicians are knowledgeable in a variety of areas.

In addition to their services, CAPS also provides recommended reading for parents and families as well as a newsletter for sending a child to UCLA.

 

Making an Appointment

Students can consult with an on-call clinician 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  If you have concerns about your Bruin, if you’d like to refer your student for CAPS services, or if you want a professional opinion regarding worrisome behaviors, please don’t hesitate to call (310) 825-0768.  CAPS can help you to handle the situation, walk you through the process of referring to CAPS, provide other relevant on-campus resources, and support you in working with a distressed or distressing student.

CAPS is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. Appointments can be made by calling (310) 825-0768 or in person; CAPS is located on the west side of John Wooden Center.

For an overview of appointments, fees and eligibility click here.

 

Wellness Resources

The Counseling Center has a variety of wellness resources to promote the mental well being of students at UCLA. In addition to an online mental health screening, CAPS offers a self-help library and information on maintaining mindfulness. For information, explore CAPS Wellness.