The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to support undergraduate, graduate, and professional school student development, empowerment, and success through connection with dedicated diverse staff who provide mental health services that encourage Health, Healing, and Hope.
CAPS provides both in-person and telehealth services located in the state of California.Due to state law and California Board of Psychology and Board of Behavioral Sciences restrictions, students who are not currently in CAPS care, and are out of state or the country, are eligible only for clinical coordination and referral to a provider in their local area based on student insurance plans.
CAPS will operate in compliance with UCLA COVID policy and guidance. Students must be compliant with COVID vaccine policy for in-person services, and must wear a mask.
CAPS' short-term treatment is provided by licensed mental health professionals. Sessions are also provided by advanced unlicensed trainees who are under close supervision of our licensed staff.Group Therapy
CAPS offers a robus group therapy program remotely via telehealth platform as well as in person, as determined by the group facilitator. The full range of group therapy services are available to non-SHIP and SHIP students.Psychiatry Services
CAPS offers psychiatry services to in-state SHIP studentsInsurance Consultations
Meet with a CAPS staff member to help you understand how to use your SHIP and non-SHIP insurance.Specialty Services
Specialty CAPS services to support specific Bruin communities.Drop-in Hours
CAPS drop-in hours provide free, confidential, brief support or mental health screenings for all students.Satellite Clinics
Information on satellite clinics in various locations on campus.Community Provider Database
A searchable database to help you find therapy or medication services off-campus.Workshops and Trainings
Educating campus communities on mental health issues, wellness practices, and eliminating stigmas.