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Psychological Services & Personal Counseling

We're Here to Help!

Meet with a Psychological Services counselor starting Sept. 26

Counselors will be available to meet starting Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, when fall classes begin. You may begin scheduling an appointment now.

In case of an emergency, see who to call.

Mental Health Online Resources

Foothill students have lots of options to help manage  mental wellbeing, for free! Explore what's available and find the tools that work best for you!

tbh=To Be Honest—Build mental health skills with real therapists + the support of other students

TimelyCare—Speak with a mental health professional one-on-one, available 24/7

Togetherall— A place to connect online with others experiencing similar feelings. 

In case of an emergency, see who to call.




Visit Our Office In-Person & Virtually

For summer, our Psychological Services counselors are  operating remotely with regular appointments and drop-in hours, providing our same caring services by Phone & Zoom!

NEW TALK SPACE OPTION FOR SUMMER QUARTER! Talk Spaces provide a private and quiet environment on campus for your appointment. Come in and use our Talk Spaces located in our Psych Services Office in Building 5400. Want more info? Ask about this option when you make an appointment.

Urgent & Drop-In Counseling via Zoom or Phone Available

Counselors are available during SUMMER 2022:  Monday-Thursday at Noon–1 p.m. for brief 15–20-minute drop-in appointments.

Please contact our office a few minutes before 12 Noon on the day you would like to be seen, and you will be provided the Zoom information on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

Phone: 650.949.7910 


Contact Us by Zoom   

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, call Patricia Meza Parada in Psychological Services at 650.949.7910 during our in-person or virtual office office hours.

Cost: You get up to 8 free sessions per school year!

Summer 2022 Service Hours

  • Mondays - Thursdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Closed Fridays
  • Lunch Break: 1 p.m.–1:30 p.m. 
  • DROP IN (Brief 15 min appointments daily from 12-1pm)

** Announcements **

  • IMPORTANT.- Psychological Services will be CLOSED starting Monday, August 8th, 2022, for Summer break. Counselors will resume services on Monday, September 26, 2022, when Fall classes begin.

In case of an emergency, see who to call.

Feeling Anxious in These Times of COVID-19?

Who isn't? For ways to stay calm, see our  recommended online resources


Are You Experiencing Difficulties With?

  • Academic pressure
  • Isolation and loneliness
  • Sexuality
  • Family conflict or separation
  • Friendship and love
  • Stress and/or anxiety
  • Substance use and abuse
  • Depression and despair
  • Death or loss
  • Roommate disputes
  • Relationships
  • Cultural adjustment


What To Do When Our Office is Closed

For Help During a Mental Health Crisis

  • Suicide Crisis Hotline 1(855) 278-4204
  • Dial 9-1-1 (In case of an emergency)
  • The Santa Clara County Resource Line at (1-866) -896-3587
  • or visit the nearest hospital emergency room

Non-Crisis Community Referrals & Support

e Checkup To Go

How have you been feeling?

Take a confidential eCHECKUP screener to see how we can help support your mental health! You'll find useful information on topics such as alcohol and marijuana education; managing anxiety, and planning for well-being.

Go to e-Checkup NOW

In Case of An Emergency

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Psychological Services & Personal Counseling


Student Resource Center (SRC) Building 5400

Learn Stress Management Skills – Take CNSL 72

Earn 3 CSU Transferable Units, Too! Enroll in CNSL 72: Stress, Wellness & Coping, offered fall, winter and spring.

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Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quarterly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan April 2022 Updates

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Providing hope is central to what we do. Learn more about the mission and values of our team.

Resources for Mental Health Professionals