Welcome to CCPH

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) offers a community of care to UMass Amherst students to help them cope with stress or anxiety, find strategies to overcome challenges, promote mental wellbeing, and succeed in college life and beyond. CCPH services include: workshops and consultations; crisis intervention; brief (generally 3-5 sessions) individual, couples, and group therapy; behavioral medicine; medication management; psychological assessment; suicide prevention training; campus consultation and education; and community referrals. We are open 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday and are also available 24 hours/day for mental health emergencies.

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Stress GPS – Gaining Practical Skills

Learn practical tools for coping with college stress and anxiety at this innovative skills-based free workshop, open to all UMass students. 

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"Let's Talk"

When something’s bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution. “Let’s Talk” is a convenient, confidential way to get insight and information without starting formal mental health treatment. It’s a chance to briefly share what’s on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Psychological Tips for Managing Coronavirus Concerns

Understandably, you or those around you may have questions and concerns about Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). University Health Services (UHS) is emailing periodic updates to the campus community and offering online guidance and support. If you would find it helpful to talk with a mental health clinician about your concerns, we are here as a resource Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and by phone for after-hours emergencies.

Transition of Care Guide

If you received treatment for a mental health condition while in high school or before, there are several things you can do to continue to stay healthy while transitioning to and attending college. These considerations can also be applied to other chronic or ongoing medical conditions.