Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services.
Thank you for visiting Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). We provide short-term, goal-oriented, culturally sensitive mental health services to the University of St. Thomas undergraduate and graduate student population.
We offer a variety of counseling services to support student mental health, including group therapy, psychoeducational workshops, outreach programming, Let’s Talk, individual counseling, crisis drop-in services, 24/7 crisis phone counseling, substance use education and assessment, psychological assessment, behavioral health therapy, and consultation services to parents, faculty, and staff.
Effective September 2021, counseling services will be provided both in person and by telehealth. In person services are limited to fully vaccinated students and are conducted with masks on (both counselor and student). For telehealth sessions, students must provide their own technology (laptop, phone, or tablet), have access to reliable Wi-Fi connection, and use of a private, confidential space in which to conduct sessions.
Getting Started is Easy!
All new clients to CAPS begin with a 30-minute Initial Consultation Appointment with a counselor for an assessment and to decide next steps for counseling services. To schedule an appointment, either call us at 651-962-6750 or walk into the Center for Well-Being to schedule your Initial Consultation Appointment (ICA).
Need Immediate Help?
Crisis Drop-In Hours are Monday-Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. No appointment is needed, and students are seen by one of the CAPS counselors on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Everyone in by 4:00 pm will be seen by a counselor.
24/7 Crisis Phone Counseling is available for students outside of Crisis Drop-In Hours. From 8:00 am to 4:30pm students can call 651-962-6750 and ask to speak to the crisis phone counselor or after hours call 651-962-6750 and PRESS OPTION 4 to speak to a licensed professional counselor.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (except on observed UST holidays)
Counseling and Psychological Services is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).