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Free counseling services for all SJSU students.

Whether you are struggling with stress, depression, anxiety or relationship problems, Counseling and Psychological Services is here to provide the support you need to succeed at SJSU. In our current state of remote online instruction, CAPS is providing all of its services through confidential telehealth sessions. Our hours of operation continue to be Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM; and Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

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Personal Counseling

 Counselors are here to help students identify and accomplish their academic and career goals, enhance personal development, meet life's challenges, and improve interpersonal relationships.

Student getting help from an Educational Counselor

Educational Counseling

 Our program assists students in navigating the university by informing them of SJSU resources and policies and serving as a bridge to personal counseling to help students’ overall well-being.

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Clinical Case Management

 The mission of case management services is to provide students with support in accessing community resources so that they are better able to focus on their personal, academic and professional goals.   

Counselor Scheanelle leading workshop

Life Skills Workshops

Workshops are a great way for students to connect with peers, learn new skills and strategies, and grow both emotionally and educationally! We offer an extensive variety of workshops around the most important issues and challenges that students face.

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Groups

We offer numerous types of groups that get students interacting and connecting to help each other. 

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Crisis Intervention

If you feel like your life is falling apart, if you are having difficulty coping, and are in crisis and need to speak to someone immediately, we are here to help you.

SWC Building.

Health Center

The role of the SJSU Student Health Center is to serve all registered students by providing treatment and care in support of the student community’s well-being.
Wellness.

Wellness and Health Promotion

Wellness and Health Promotion is a unit within the Student Health Center aimed at supporting the well-being and flourishing of students.
Mindfulness.

Treat Yourself Well

SJSU Treat Yourself Well is a San José State University campus-wide initiative focused on student health, the eight dimensions of wellness, and the environmental supports necessary for a healthy and thriving community.
Let's Talk Spartan Counselors

"Let's Talk," Spartans!

Provides an opportunity for students to meet with a counselor from Counseling and Psychological Services in common areas across campus. You can meet with a counselor at various times and locations in individual or group settings...

YOU@SJSU

YOU@SJSU

YOU@SJSU, is designed to help students Succeed, Thrive and Matter by managing stress, setting goals, promoting happiness and well-being, and connecting to campus resources.

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Therapy Assistance Online

Your Path to Balance. TAO is an interactive, web-based program that provides assistance to help you bounce back from frustrations and disappointments in life, and also aiming to increase positive and adaptive behavior. TAO is based on well researched and highly effective strategies for helping anxiety.

24/7 Suicide Prevention Lifelines

For students who need help after hours, please call our 24-hour crisis intervention services at (408) 924-5910, option 4; the County Suicide & Crisis Line at (855) 278-4204; or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255. Please call 911 for any life-threatening emergencies.

Resources

Announcements

Educational Counseling Drop-In Hours

Educational counselors at CAPS will now provide drop-in hours for SJSU students.  Please visit the Educational Counseling web page (link above) to learn more information and how to access the meeting link.

Letter from Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

A letter from Dr. Kell Fujimoto, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, to all SJSU students:

Dear students,
For those who are new to San Jose State University, welcome! We are thrilled that you have selected SJSU as your higher education institution and we look forward to working with you to make your college experience an awarding and fulfilling one...

Scheduling Procedures for Personal Counseling

Beginning July 1, 2019, CAPS office will be scheduling students and asking that you contact us by the next day at 8:00 AM to confirm or cancel the appointment. If we don't hear from you by the stated time, your appointment will be given to another student wanting services...

Q & A

For a list of frequently asked questions and aswers, please click on the link above.