University Counseling Center

The experienced counseling professionals at the University Counseling Center take seriously our role of providing you with high-quality care and consultation. Our staff members are highly trained clinicians who can assist you with a wide range of issues, from minor concerns related to your adjustment to college life to chronic psychiatric disorders.

If you or someone you know is currently in crisis, call 314-977-8255 (TALK) or visit us at the clinic on the second floor of Wuller Hall. 

Learn About Resources for Students in Crisis

Making an Appointment

To talk with the professional staff, schedule an appointment or ask a question, visit us in Wuller Hall, near the clock tower. The University Counseling Center is located above Campus Ministry on the 2nd floor of the building.

Counseling services are available to all students at Saint Louis University free of charge, including those in full-time, part-time, graduate, law and medical programs.

Scheduling your Visit
  • To schedule a counseling appointment at the University Counseling Center, call 314-977-8255 (TALK). Please arrive 15 minutes early for your first visit.
  • To schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist, call the Student Health Center at 314-977-2323.
  • When you call, we will gather some preliminary information and arrange an appointment.
  • Appointments are available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Students are permitted 10 individual therapy sessions per academic year.
  • The University Counseling Center is closed on all University holidays.
What to Expect at Your First Appointment
  • Your appointment will typically last 30-50 minutes.
  • You will be asked to complete some forms.
  • You will receive a diagnostic interview.
  • Your provider will recommend treatment and follow-up options.
  • In some cases, you may be referred to a physician and/or psychiatrist as part of your care.
If you Need to Change an Appointment

Call 314-977-8255 (TALK) at least 24 hours in advance to cancel or change appointments.

Services

University Counseling Center services include individual, couples and group psychotherapy, case management, occupational therapy and psychological testing. Psychiatry appointments are available at the Student Health Center by calling 314-977-2323.

The University Counseling Center staff are highly trained specialists who can help you with a broad range of concerns including:

  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual Assault
  • Depression
  • Anxiety/stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Self-harming behaviors
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Adjustment problems
  • Relationship issues
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Uncontrollable mood swings
  • Obsessive-compulsive behaviors
  • Attention/concentration problems
  • Identity/orientation confusion
  • Family of origin concerns
  • Cultural/diversity concerns
  • Post-traumatic stress

Learn More About SLU's Collegiate Recovery Community

Access University Sexual Misconduct and Prevention Resources

Parking

If you will be visiting from off campus, you can park in the visitor section of the Laclede street garage.  We will provide you with a parking voucher at the appointment that you can use to exit the garage without having to pay.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote the psychological health and development of the SLU community using a holistic approach to achieve wellness and educational success. We assist students using culturally competent and evidence-based treatment strategies. It is also our goal to be a visible presence throughout the campus community and build partnerships with other student service organizations. Our services include individual, group and couples counseling, psychological testing, crisis management, clinical training of graduate students and wellness education.

Diversity Statement

The University Counseling Center is committed to embracing the unique identities and characteristics of all ethnicities, faiths, orientations and life experiences. Students can expect that our professionals will work with you in a safe and non-judgmental fashion. We will honor and respect your uniqueness while at the same time help you resolve personal concerns. Our staff members recognize the destructive impact that stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination bring to the world. We strive to create an environment of support and acceptance when working with you.