UDC STUDENTS: How to Schedule an Appointment

UDC Counseling and Wellness Center is dedicated to promoting psychological wellbeing that enriches personal, career, and academic growth. We provide a broad range of high-quality, innovative, and ethical services, resources, and information to students, staff, and faculty.

Initiating Services & Scheduling an Appointment   

Thank you for your interest in UDC Counseling and Wellness Center.

Request an Appointment 

During the brief consultation, we will get a sense of your needs, share what you may expect during the waitlist process, and provide you with referral options.

In the meantime, check out our Self-Help Resources page.  Additionally, there are some great self-help tools and strategies noted in the Winter Tool Kit.   As a UDC student, you can also access the Ten-Percent Happier application that provides meditation practice to help with stress, anxiety, relationships, and sleep, among other topics.

REFERRAL OPTIONS:

Healthiest You – https://www.healthiestyou.com

You can access virtual medical and mental health appointments through HealthiestYou.  The service is covered 100% for students who has the UDC sponsored United Health Care student health insurance plan.If you do not have UDC sponsored health insurance plan, the services are available for a fee.

The Center Clinic – https://psyd.columbian.gwu.edu/clinic

The Center Clinic housed within George Washington University’s Professional Psychology Program provides short-term and long-term therapy to individuals at low cost.

The DC Department of Mental Health adult clinic is located at 35 K Street, NE 202.442.4202 or (202) 442-4133. https://dbh.dc.gov/release/35-k-street-ne-adult-clinic-resumes-normal-operations. The Clinic provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management, among other services.

If you are a LAW STUDENT, check out the LAWYER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LAP)https://www.dcbar.org/for-lawyers/lawyer-assistance-program/who-we-help/law-students

LAP provides free and confidential assistance to law students.

CRISIS INFORMATION:

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you are in distress and need someone to talk to, you can reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK or 1.800.273.8255.

You can also text the Crisis Text Line: Text “START” to 741-741.

To get emergency psychiatric care or need help with problem-solving, you can contact the DC Access HelpLine at 1(888)7WE-HELP or 1-888-793.4357.

The Counseling & Wellness Center offers virtual and in-person counseling.  Traditional in-person services resume in August 2021.

202.274.6000 to make an appointment for services.

You can also request an appointment through the online form below.  We will contact you within two business days from the submission of your online appointment request form.