Counseling and Psychological Services

PLEASE NOTE

CAPS is transitioning to tele-counseling options for students who currently reside in WA state. CAPS staff are licensed to practice in WA state only. For students who reside outside of WA, CAPS can assist you with tele-counseling referrals in your area. Please contact for assistance 206.296.6090 caps@seattleu.edu 

OFFICE UPDATES

 

SPRING BREAK CLOSURE: CAPS will be closed during Spring Break (March 23 – April 3, 2020).  

In case of an emergency, please contact Public Safety at 206-296-5911, Seattle Emergency Services at 9-1-1, or proceed to the nearest hospital emergency room.  For urgent mental health concerns, please contact the King County Crisis Connections at  206-461-3222 or 866-4CRISIS (427-2727).  

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Thank you for your patience as we transition to tele-counseling operations.

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Lines:

King County Novel Coronavirus Call Center

If you are in King County and believe you were exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if you're a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact the novel coronavirus call center: 206-477-3977. The call center will be open daily from 8 AM to 7 PM PST.

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.

CAPS promotes the psychological health of students and the campus community through affirmative therapy and other multi-culturally informed services, in order to empower students to participate fully in campus life.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to helping students meet the challenges of life during college, graduate and professional school by encouraging healthy personal choices and balanced perspectives.

Students seek counseling and psychological services for a wide variety of reasons, including depression and anxiety, life crises, identity issues, relationship concerns, difficulty with loss or other life transitions, sexual choices and concerns, problems related to alcohol or drug use, as well as many other issues of concern. We treat each student with sensitivity, providing affirmative therapy that values diversity and respects the individual.

Our professional team of licensed clinicians provide time-limited individual and group psychotherapy for students and referral services for those requiring specialized or on-going care. These services are provided free of charge to students currently enrolled.

All clinical services are confidential.  No information is released without the student's consent, unless required by law. Additionally, the staff provides consultation, crisis intervention and educational workshops to the campus.