Seek Professional Help at Stanford
There will be times here that you feel so challenged or overwhelmed that you need the warm support of professional help. Remember, you are not alone in these difficult times, and professionals from these resources are committed to helping you work through whatever you are struggling with.
CR (Confidential Resource) = information cannot be shared without your explicit permission
Confidential Support Team (CR)
Distressed by a sexual or relationship experience and don't know who to talk to? Experiencing an emotionally controlling or harmful relationship? Want to know more about how to make a report or what reporting means?
Offers support to Stanford students impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including interpersonal violence, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment and discrimination. Learn more
Counseling and Psychological Services (CR)
Experiencing feelings of anxiety and/or depression? Finding it difficult to get out of bed each day? Struggling to continue your daily routine following a loss?
Offers individual visits, skills workshops, process groups, psychiatry services, community referral resources, 24/7 support, and crisis intervention. Learn more
The Stanford Faculty Staff Help Center (CR)
Need support and tools to navigate a difficult conversation between a family member or coworker? Looking for short-term counseling to help navigate work-related or personal issues?
Offers a variety of services to Stanford faculty, staff, and post-docs, including confidential counseling, workshops, discussion groups, and facilitated conversations. particularly helpful for post-docs. (Services for undergraduate, co-term, and graduate students are available through CAPS and other resources below). Learn more
Need to be seen sooner or out of state?
Students can receive up to 5 free virtual therapy sessions (or in-person sessions if wanted and available) with a therapist, paid for by CAPS. WPO clinicians can also provide single-session therapy right at the time of your call. Learn more
Additional Therapy Options for Students
- The Shrink Space: Search for local therapists who are specialized in helping students.
- Psychology Today: Search for local therapists based on your needs and insurance.
- CAPS referrals and resources page: FAQs on therapy and resources for students