Counseling Center


Mindfulness Mondays

Come for a 30-minute drop-in mindfulness meditation class focused on breath awareness.
Open to all UW students, no intake required.

Mondays at 12:00 PM (no meeting finals week).



Coping with Stress and Anxiety

Join us for a three-session workshop that will teach you techniques on stress and anxiety management, meditation practice, and general self-care.

Session 1: Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:00 (October 16, 23, and 30).



10 Ways to Destress

If you find yourself facing a lot of stress, feeling overwhelmed, or are feeling really tense, try some of these tricks to make life feel a little more manageable—and enjoyable.


Mental Health Apps

Try out some apps that can help with sleep, relaxation, meditation, mindfulness and other mental health-related subjects.

International Students and Cultural Shock

Leaving home and traveling to study in a new country can be a stressful experience, even though it may be something you have planned and prepared for.


How to Get Help

The Counseling Center offers multiple options for students seeking help coping with stress and mental health concerns. All UW Seattle students who are in degree-seeking programs are eligible for our counseling services.

Mental Health Resources

Wants tips to manage stress right now? Our mental health resources page contains relaxation podcasts, suggested mental health apps, and topical information (e.g., academic success, culture shock, grief), and more.

Resources

Skills-Based Workshops

We offer workshops that teach skills related to stress management, managing thoughts and emotions, and mindfulness. For a schedule of current offerings, see our workshops page.

Workshops

Individual Counseling

The Counseling Center offers individual short-term counseling to degree-seeking students enrolled at the Seattle campus. Students receiving short-term counseling will meet for an average of four to six sessions scheduled weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Learn more about the counseling process or read some frequently asked questions about counseling.

Schedule an Intake

Group Counseling

Many students who come to the Counseling Center find that their concerns can best be addressed through participation in group counseling. We offer a variety of groups ranging from interpersonal therapy groups to topical groups. Most groups require an intake session and brief meeting with the group leader.

Group Counseling

Referrals

The Counseling Center offers referrals for students interested in long-term or specialized counseling.

Referrals

Crisis Services

During our business hours, a counselor is available to respond to urgent needs. If you are experiencing a crisis situation after hours and cannot wait until we are open, please call the Crisis Clinic at (206) 461-3222 or toll-free at 1-866-427-4747. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

Crisis Services