Need Help?

Skip to Content

CCA Portal

Counseling Services

Counseling Services is committed to personal development and professional advancement of students engaged in an arts-based educational environment fostering creativity, curiosity, and diversity. Counseling Services encourages student success and well-being by providing a broad spectrum of mental health services, including individual and couples therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, referral, workshops on mental health topics, and outreach.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
For questions about our services and our clinicians please call the CCA Counseling Main Voicemail 510.594.3670. (Please note that this voicemail is for non-urgent issues but is checked multiple times daily M-F and that you will receive a return call within 24-48 on weekdays)

For general questions about counseling services during business hours (M-F 8am-430pm) please call our Administrative Specialist Persephone Hamilton at 415 703 9570

CCA mental health crisis hotline: 510.594.5099. (For Urgent Immediate Assistance)

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

As the College transitions back to in-person instruction, the Counseling Center will offer services in a hybrid (in-person and tele-mental-health services) format. Please take the following into consideration:

  • Scheduling for appointments for the Spring 2021 Semester are available until Friday May 13th 2022 on the student health portal.

  • Summer 2022 appointments will be available online starting Monday June 6th, 2022 and will be available until Friday July 29th, 2022.

  • Scheduling for appointments for the Summer 2022 Semester will be available starting on Friday, June 3rd 2022. Please visit our Tele-Mental-Health page to learn how to schedule an appointment.

  • ALL FIRST APPOINTMENTS will take place on ZOOM. (In your first session you and your counselor will discuss your options regarding in-person and tele-mental- health services.)

  • In person services are available ONGOING counseling, please discuss this option with your counselor.

  • In accordance with CCA’s vaccine policy in-person appointments require an attestation of vaccination, please be prepared to attest that you are vaccinated and are asymptomatic at your first in person appointment. If you qualify for a vaccine exemption comparable services will be offered via tele-health.

  • Face masking is required in the Counseling Center at all times regardless of your vaccination status.