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IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS AND NEED TO SPEAK TO A COUNSELOR IMMEDIATELY PLEASE CALL 530-898-6345 AND FOLLOW THE PHONE PROMPTS (PRESS 2) AND YOU WILL BE CONNECTED TO A CRISIS COUNSELOR AT THAT TIME.  WE HAVE CONTRACTED WITH PROTOCALL TO HAVE A CRISIS COUNSELOR AVAILABLE TO YOU 24/7 FOR CRISIS SERVICES.  PROTOCALL WILL COMMUNICATE WITH OUR OFFICE REGARDING ALL CALLS.

During Fall 2020, the WellCat Counseling Center will be providing services to new and returning students.  We offer individual and group counseling via Zoom and phone for tele-mental health assistance to any currently enrolled Chico State student.

If you would like to schedule a new or returning appointment, or are interested in group therapy please call 530-898-6345 and leave a message, if we are not available to take your call.  Please leave your name, phone number and student ID number and one of our team members from the WellCat Counseling center will return your call. Our groups we are offering for Fall 2020 will be posted soon! Wishing you all a safe and happy Fall 2020 semester!

Initial appointments:

For your first appointment please call 530-898-6345 and leave a message (Press 1) for a staff member to call you back if we are not available to take your call.  A staff member from WellCat Counseling Center will call you back to schedule a zoom session.  You will receive a text reminder the day before your appointment.  We will also email you a link the day of your appointment to access the forms that we will ask you to fill out at least one hour before your appointment that day.  The counselor you are scheduled to meet with will send you a zoom invite the day before, or the day of your appointment.

Continuing treatment appointments:

If you have received our services in the past please call the office 530-898-6345 to schedule another appointment.  Please leave a message if we are not able to take your call and a staff member from WellCat Counseling Center will return you call.  You will receive a text reminder the day before your appointment.  We will also email you a link the day of your appointment to access the forms that we will ask you to fill out at least one hour before your appointment that day.  The counselor you are scheduled to meet with will send you a zoom invite the day before, or the day of your appointment.


Referrals to local providers: If you need help connecting with a therapist in your area check out

Eligibility for Services: The WellCat Counseling Center provides confidential services to students currently enrolled at California State University, Chico.