The Counseling and Psychological Services Center provides psychological counseling to students and consultation services to the university community. The center provides an opportunity to explore freely any personal problems or concerns. Concerns are as varied as the people themselves; they include problems involving relations with parents or peers, feelings of depression or anxiety, relationship conflict, concerns about academic progress or direction, and other issues. The professional staff of the Counseling and Psychological Services Center is comprised of licensed counselors, psychologists, and clinical social workers, representing a variety of cultures and ethnicities and trained to work with the university's multicultural student body. Counseling services are open to undergraduate and graduate students and include personal and group counseling and psychotherapy, marital and couples counseling, consultation and outreach services, and referral services for students. Consultation services are also available to staff, faculty, and the university community on a variety of topics related to emotional wellness of students. In keeping with accepted professional practice, counseling is strictly confidential, and no information is released without the student's explicit written authorization. Counseling services are free of charge to all currently enrolled students. The center is located in Student Services Building, Room 208. Appointments may be made by phone (338-2208) or in person.
The C.E.A.S.E. Program is a campus-wide alcohol and other drug education program, coordinated by Counseling and Psychological Services, and created to educate students about alcohol and other drugs, to provide support services for all students grappling with substance problems through assessment counseling and referrals. The C.E.A.S.E. Program sponsors workshops and seminars, participates in on-campus information fairs, and additionally, provides training to volunteers who work with other students, faculty, and staff to assist in creating a campus environment that reinforces healthy lifestyles. The C.E.A.S.E. offices and Resource Center are located in Student Services Building, Room 205, and can be reached at 338-7339. Services are confidential.
The Counseling Clinic offers counseling services to students, including individual, couples, and group therapy. The interns are experienced, advanced graduate students working under the close supervision of the Counseling Department faculty. There are no fees. Interested parties may call the clinic at 338-1024 or go to the receptionist at BH 114.
The Psychology Clinic offers services to both students and the community-at-large. Many treatment modalities are provided, including individual, couple, child, and family therapy. The psychotherapy trainees are experienced, advanced graduate students working under the close supervision of the Clinical Psychology faculty. There are no fees. Interested parties may call the clinic at 338-2856 or go to PSY 201.
E.R.O.S. is a student-run education and referral center established to promote positive and healthy attitudes towards sexuality and sexually related issues. E.R.O.S. services include educational programming with speakers, films, discussion groups, maintaining a lending library offering a wide selection of titles relating to issues of sexuality, keeping an up-to-date referral library, and peer counseling and referrals by trained SFSU student peer counselors. E.R.O.S. staff are available for drop-in information and referral services. E.R.O.S. is funded by Associated Students, is located in the Student Center, and can be reached at 338-2457.
The S.A.F.E. Place (Sexual Abuse Free Environment) is the campus resource center on sexual violence for information, crisis intervention, and referral. The S.A.F.E. Place provides an informal setting for students, staff, and faculty seeking resources for sexual assault, sexual harassment, and relationship violence. The S.A.F.E. Place also assists staff, faculty, and administrators who are working with students in crisis or who themselves need such assistance.
The S.A.F.E. Place is located in the Student Services Building, 2nd floor; telephone: 338-2819.