CAPS Office Location: Brotman Hall 226
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: (562) 985-4001
Fax: (562) 985-8817
Read our Confidentiality Statement.
To arrange an appointment, you may telephone (562) 985-4001 or come to the center, which is on the second floor in Brotman Hall, Room 226. The Front Office Coordinator will offer you the first available appointment times and a session will be scheduled for you to speak with a counselor as soon as possible. Appointments are scheduled one week in advance.
It is best to call the center as early as possible in the semester if you anticipate that you may want a series of counseling sessions.
First Appointment IntakePlan to arrive thirty minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete necessary paperwork. During your first visit with us, an intake counselor will listen to your concerns, explore options with you, and help you identify an appropriate course of action to meet your needs.
Regular AppointmentsCounseling appointments begin on the hour and last 50 minutes. You can help us provide the best possible service by arriving on time for your appointments and by canceling or rescheduling appointments with 24-hour advance notice.
Crisis AppointmentsCrisis intervention is available during office hours (8:00 - 5:00, M-F). For urgent on-campus emergencies outside of office hours, please contact the University Police at (562) 985-4101.