We're Here For You

You are welcome to stop by in person to learn about our services or schedule an appointment for a private session with a Psychological Services counselor.

A Note About Appointments

Our schedule for the rest of winter quarter is mostly full. In order to serve clients who have already scheduled appointments, we are unable to accept new clients for ongoing counseling. However, students who are in crisis can still schedule a one-time appointment to check in with a Psychological Services counselor.

To schedule a one-time check-in session, please send an email to dapsychservice@deanza.edu with your name, CWID and the times that you are available in the next two or three days. Please include a brief statement that you are requesting intake forms for a one-time check-in session. Once we confirm your registration, we will post the required intake forms on the Student Health Portal where you can fill them out.

We also offer these online services:

  • TimelyCare – speak online with a mental health professional anytime, 24/7
  • Wellness Central – get health and wellness information
  • eCheckup To Go – learn how to support your own well-being and healthy behavior

If You Have an Emergency

Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital. De Anza's Psychological Services office is not a 24-hour program. For immediate assistance, see the list of 24-hour crisis hotlines below.

Support Groups and Activities

Our winter quarter schedule of support groups and other activities will end on March 24. Please check back for an updated schedule for spring quarter.

Feeling Stressed or Depressed?

woman in white coat speaking on video call with young woman in dark sweaterYou can speak with a mental health professional – online, any time, for free!

TimelyCare is a new service that provides free mental health support and other resources for De Anza students. You can

  • Speak right away with a mental health professional – available online, 24/7
  • Schedule an appointment for a one-on-one online session with a licensed counselor
  • Find online resources and referrals for a variety of basic needs
  • Learn how to sign up for this free service at deanza.edu/resources/timely

Stop By Our Office in RSS 258

You can visit us to learn more about our services or make an appointment for counseling at our office in RSS 258, upstairs from the Bookstore in the Registration & Student Services Building.

We're open in person Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and remotely 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

On Fridays, we offer Zoom sessions by appointment only, but no in-person services.

Sign Up for Individual Counseling

We have a new scheduling system in place, which means we are no longer accepting intake forms via email. In order to receive the intake forms please email dapsychservice@deanza.edu

  • Be sure to include your name, CWID (8-digit Campuswide ID number), your availability for the quarter you're requesting services in, and a short statement that you're requesting our services. 
  • Suzanna, the administrative assistant, will confirm your registration and will post the forms in the Health Services online portal, where you can find them when you log in.

Filling Out the Forms

Here's how to complete the intake forms, once released:

  1. Log in to MyPortal and open the Apps section, then click on the tile for PyraMED Health Services.
  2. Once the Health Services site opens on your screen, click on the "My Forms" tab and select the forms to complete and submit online.
  3. Once completed we ask that you give our department up to three business days to assign and book your appointment.

For more resources, see our list of other mental health programs and these guides from

De Anza Psychological Services is NOT a 24-hour program. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1.

More About Our Services

  • Why seek personal psychological counseling?

  • Is there a fee for these services?

  • Can I continue with my therapist if I'm not enrolled this quarter?

  • Is counseling fully confidential?  

Crisis Assistance, 24/7

For immediate crisis intervention, please call:

  • Suicide and Crisis Service of Santa Clara County
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – National
    Call 9-8-8
  • Crisis Text Line 
    Text the word "Courage" to 741-741
  • Rape Crisis Hotline for Santa Clara County
  • Domestic Violence Hotline – National:
    800-799-7233 or live chat at thehotline.org 

For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1


Psychological Services

RSS 258

(Upstairs in the Registration & Student Services Building)

You can contact us by phone or email:

We are not a 24-hour program. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1

Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • During these hours, staff members are available by appointment for in-person and online sessions
    • Students are welcome to stop by in person from 8:30a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and learn about available services or make an appointment for counseling.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • During these hours, staff members are available for Zoom sessions by appointment only
    • No in-person services are available on Fridays

eCheckup to Go

eCheckup To Go is a set of easy-to-use, online programs that were designed to provide useful information about topics like alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or relationship abuse, as well as tools and strategies for healthy behavior

eCheckup To Go

New Number for National Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 

Call 9-8-8

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress – 24/7, anywhere in the United States. 

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