Students who are currently enrolled at De Anza College qualify for psychological services.  Students are limited to ten free sessions for the entirety of college life at De Anza. Referral information is available for students who require additional services. (The 10 session limit has been placed on hold temporarily)

Types of Problems We Can Help You Resolve

It is better to seek help through Psychological Services before a problem becomes too serious. When something is relatively minor, it can often be resolved a lot faster. Here are examples of the types of problems that you can come to us for help.

  • Family Issues
  • Romantic relationship difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Sexual issues
  • Identity issues
  • Sexual identity issues
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Difficulty making decisions or choices
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Body image crisis
  • Substance misuse issues
  • Ennui (a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement)
  • Anger issues

What Happens During a Psychological Services Session?

Counseling is a process of discovery and understanding. It seeks to help you be more aware of what concerns or troubles you. As a result, it can help with making those decisions, choices, or changes that are right for you.

The counselor's role is to be understanding, respectful and non-judgmental in his/her interactions with you. What is shared in session will be kept confidential within parameters as set out by the California code of legal and ethical standards for mental health care.

Read about our Psychological Services counselors.

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