Counseling Center

The Simpson Community Counseling Center is designed to complement the university's Student Development mission statement by providing support and encouragement to students as they discover who they are in Christ through a nurturing and dynamic community that cultivates their holistic development. The Simpson Community Counseling Center offers short-term therapeutic counseling and assessments in a caring, Christian environment. Services are available to all currently enrolled full-time Simpson University undergraduate students.

How to Contact Us

  • Call (530) 226-4106 if you are using an off campus phone
  • Call extension 2106 if you are using an on campus phone
  • We are located on the second floor of the Owen Center in Room 208
  • More Appointment Information

There are many issues that university students are, or will be, confronted with in time. Some of the issues that often arise are:

  • Adjustment to the demands of college life
  • New and old relationships
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood or family issues (i.e., abuse, trauma, or "dysfunction")
  • Disordered eating patterns and/or distorted body image
  • Important life-changing decision/event
  • Sexuality
  • Substance use/abuse
  • Other psychological, emotional, or spiritual struggles

Additional Services may include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Group counseling
  • Referral to community resources for other services including medication evaluations
  • Consultation to faculty/staff as appropriate
  • Seminars, presentations, and/or educational resources on mental health, relationship, and wellness issues
  • Disciplinary assessments as requested
  • Student Behavior Assessment Team Advisory and Support

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