Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS focuses on overall student wellness. Counselors are there to help students with their academic, professional, and personal goals and struggles


  • Wellness Programs and Workshops
  • Training/Internship Programs
  • Counseling


  • Art Wellness
  • Mood Wellness
  • Stress Wellness
  • Thought Wellness
Art Wellness
  • Creative workshops for students to unwind and express creativity
  • No materials needed
Mood Wellness
  • Learn to understand and accept your emotions
  • Develop skills in order to deal with emotions
  • Increase positive emotional experiences
  • PDF workshop provided on website to define mood wellness, identify key factors, and other resources to reach our for more help
Stress Wellness
  • Help identify what factors are directly stressing you
  • Develop skills to help decrease stress
  • PDF workshop to help you identify stressors, how to overcome them, and develop a self care plan
Thought Wellness
  • Learn how your thoughts impact your mood and behavior
  • Modify negative thoughts
  • PDF workshop that will challenge your negative thoughts

If you have any questions regarding the Wellness Workshops please contact Dr. Jill Kapil, Wellness Workshop coordinator (


Doctoral Internship in Health Service Service Psychology
  • Generalist Clinical Practice
  • Providing Brief, Time-limited Therapy
  • Multicultural Counseling and Working with Diverse Populations
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Providing Outreach and Consultation
  • Professional Development Issues and Processes
Training Program Includes
  • Providing individual, couples, and group counseling within the brief therapy model
  • Conducting walk-in and triage crisis assessments
  • Conducting intake evaluations
  • On-site individual and group supervision
  • Administrative tasks such as clinical documentation and case management
  • Consultation with CAPS staff and health professionals at Health Services
  • Consultation with in-house psychiatric staff
  • Didactic seminars focused on a variety of clinical and professional topics
  • Participation in weekly staff meetings and clinical team meetings
  • Providing psychoeducational programming, outreach, and consultation services to the CSUF campus
  • Participation in special projects that benefit CAPS’ clients and the university community
  • Numerous opportunities for increased self-reflection, self-awareness, and overall professional development


  • Individual counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Crisis counseling
Individual Counseling
  • One on One sessions with counselors
  • 40-45 min sessions
  • Call the CAPS office to schedule an appointment
Couples Counseling
  • Counselor meets with both individuals
  • Both parties have to be enrolled CSFU students
  • 40-45 min sessions
  • The counselor will help the couple with developing better communication skills as well as problem solving skills
  • Before scheduling first appointment couples must attend an initial screening during walk in hours
Group Counseling
  • Allows participants to learn from eachother
  • Participants all work together to work on an issue
  • Sessions are run by a facilitator
  • 60-90 min sessions
  • Groups are private and confidentials
  • May contact group leaders in order to join or speak with a counselor regarding the group process
Crisis Counseling
  • Counselors available to help with urgent emergencies regarding psychological concerns
  • No appointment needed
  • Available Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-4:40 PM
  • In a event of a life threatening situation please call 9-1-1, Campus Police, or Emergency Room


Once you see this building, you have arrived


Office hours

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(657) 278-3040

Meet The Staff


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