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About Student Counseling Services

UTHealth Houston’s Student Counseling Services is committed to providing exceptional care for the mental health concerns of the more than 5,500 students enrolled in its six schools of health. We have a diverse staff of mental health professionals including doctoral level psychiatrists and psychologists.

Every enrolled student is eligible for services. The first visit is complimentary. Subsequent visits are billed through your health insurance.

Strict standards of confidentiality are always maintained. Our office is conveniently located in the UT Professional Building in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. We are available for both in-person and virtual visits at your convenience.

Students Seek Counseling for Many Different Reasons, Including:

  • Academic stress
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Alcohol/drug use
  • Anxiety
  • Body image concerns
  • Burnout
  • Career development
  • Compulsions
  • Depression
  • Eating concerns
  • Family or personal illness
  • Focus/attention concerns
  • LGBTQ+ concerns
  • Loss and grief
  • Mania
  • Obsessions
  • Parental divorce
  • Perfectionism
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Relationships: family, friends, romantic, roommates
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Trauma

Student Counseling Services: By the Numbers 


Population Served—students in UTHealth Houston’s six schools of health 

Student Counseling Services Patient Visits (FY 2021-2022)


Total Satisfaction with the availability of student mental health services