CAPS makes referrals to psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and other mental health resources in the community. If you are interested in a referral, please contact the front desk at 206-296-6090 and our Administrative Assistant will assist you with the referral process. If you are currently being seen at CAPS, you may also request referrals from your therapist.
Finding Off-Campus Counseling & Mental Health Services
- King County 24-hour Crisis Line: 206-461-3222 - Immediate help for people in crisis
- Police: 911
- Emergency Rooms
Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Seattle 206-731-3074
Swedish Medical Center, 848 Broadway, Seattle 206-320-2111
Referrals to therapists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals:
- Ask your primary care provider for referral names
- Ask trusted friends and family for referral names
- Check your insurance company's website for their list of providers. If you have student health insurance purchased through SU, you can search for providers here.
- Use a reputable referral service, for example:
|WSPA (Washington State Psychological Association): Referral info for psychologists in the state of Washington||www.wapsych.org||206.545.3994|
|King County Community Information Line: Resources for health and human services in King County including low-cost mental health and chemical dependency counseling.||www.crisisclinic.org||800.621.4636|
|Women's Therapy Referral Service: Includes screening w/referral coordinator & introductory mtgs w/ 3 therapists within WTRS group for individual matching||www.therapyreferral.org||206.634.2682|
|24-Hour Alcohol/Drug Help Line: Confidential telephone service providing assistance & treatment referrals||www.adhl.org||206.722.3700
|King County Sexual Assault Resource Line: 24-hour assistance and referrals||www.kcsarc.org||888.99.VOICE
Lower Cost Providers
If you have limited resources and need a lower cost provider, here are some options.
|Alliance Community Psychotherapy Clinic||Services: Low income mental health counseling
Fees: Sliding Scale
|Dependent on location of therapist/ Seattle, WA
|Antioch Community Counseling & Psychological Clinic||Services: Individual, couples, family, group therapy; art, play therapy; clinical consultation; assessments. Fees: Sliding Scale.||2326 Sixth Ave Seattle, WA 98104
|Bastyr University - Natural Health Clinic||Services: Brief, solution-focused counseling for couples and relationship difficulties, rape and grief/loss issues. Seniors in college provide counseling with supervisionFees: $15/hr for counseling sessions||1307 N 45th St. Ste 200, Seattle, WA 98103
|Catholic Community Services - Counseling and Mental Health||Services: Counseling for individuals, couples and families
Fees: Sliding scale of $20-$85 per session depending on services (locations in Seattle, Bellevue, Kent>
|875140th Ave NE Suite #205, Bellevue, WA 98005
|Family Services||Services: Mental health counseling, multicultural counseling & family counseling
Fees: Sliding scale
|Downtown Seattle, West Seattle, North Seattle & Renton locations. See web site for addresses.
|Harborview Mental Health Services - Outpatient/Crisis Intervention||Services: Initial mental health assessment; other services may include psychiatric evaluation, psychiatric medications, medication monitoring, case management and referrals. If requested, IBIS may assist families of patients with acute psychiatric problems while the patient is in services. Next day appointments (NDAs, occur one to two business days after the initial screening) are available for adults.
Fees: Dependent upon provider credentials & financial need.
|401 Broadway, First Floor, Seattle, WA 98122
|Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study||Services: Psychotherapy for individual children, adults, and people with disabilities. Provides only long-term mental health counseling.
Fees: Sliding scale fee of $10-$60
|9709 3rd Ave NE, #209 Northgate Plaza Bldg Seattle, WA 98115
|Pioneer Human Services - Pioneer Counseling||Services: Comprehensive counseling and chemical dependency services; psychiatric evaluations, medical and medication monitoring
Fees: Sliding scale of $6-$90
|105 14th Ave Suites A and B Seattle, WA 98122
|The Psychoanalytic Referral Service (PRS)||Services: Psychoanalytic psychotherapy & psychoanalysis
Fees: Some sliding scale fees available
|2711 E Madison Stes. 202 & 209 Seattle, WA 98122
|Psychotherapy Cooperative||Services: Serves persons who are in need of psychotherapy but cannot pay rates charged in private practice or through community agencies
Fees: Sliding scale
|2711 E Madison Seattle, WA 98122
|Samaritan Center of Puget Sound (The Clinic)||Services: Counseling for individual, couples & families with limited resources
Fees: Sliding scale
|564 NE Ravenna Seattle, WA 98115
|Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities||Services: Counseling services specializing in serving gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people & counseling for persons with mental illnesses.
Fees: $0 - $85 per session
|1216 Pine St, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98101