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Counseling and Psychological Services

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text TALK to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

The University of La Verne Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides students with a full range of counseling services to assist with anxiety and stress management, adjustment issues, mental health treatment, eating disorder or substance abuse, or any other mental or emotional health issue concerning them.

The mission of CAPS is to educate and to promote personal growth and psychological well-being for students at the University of La Verne.

Every student has a right to achieve their full human potential. If you need help, please call or visit to set an appointment; CAPS is located at 2215 E Street, through the door on the left.

Are you

worried about someone?

If you are concerned about the health or safety of an individual, submit a Behavior and Wellness Referral Report immediately. In case of psychological emergency, call Aurora Charter Oak Hospital at (800) 654-2673.


CAPS offers:

  • individual counseling;
  • psychiatric evaluations
  • crisis support (in the office when CAPS is open and via the phone after hours); and
  • referrals to professionals outside the university.

Services are free for students with the La Verne student insurance, which includes all undergraduate students. Individual sessions are $20 for CAPA, College of Law, regional and online campuses, and graduate students who do not have school insurance.

How Can Counseling Help?

You might be surprised at the ways CAPS can help make your college life easier! From stress management and mental health screenings to dealing with homesickness and relationship issues, a great counseling center can provide a ton of fabulous resources for you.

Other Options

Employees and their families who might benefit from confidential counseling from professionals outside the university have the university’s Employee Assistance Program available.  Please contact Human Resources for more information at (909) 448-4076.