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The Office of Student Counseling & Wellness Services (SC&WS) provides brief individual, couples*, and group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, case management, and prevention services. Brief therapy is defined as engaging with students on a bi-weekly basis over the course of a semester or two during a student’s academic tenure. For more information, please call (210) 784-1331 or visit our website at 

SC&WS services can help facilitate students’ academic and life goals as well as enhance their personal growth and well-being.  Our staff of licensed mental health professionals work with students to identify treatment goals and effective strategies to cope with difficult situations. All mental health services provided by the Office of Student Counseling & Wellness Services (SC&WS) are free, confidential (as the law allows), and are not part of a student’s academic or university record. 

All enrolled A&M-SA students are eligible to receive an initial consultation (ICON) appointment to assess their needs. The ICON is used to make treatment recommendations based on individual symptoms, severity, appropriateness of services, and availability of resources. At the conclusion of the ICON appointment, the licensed provider will render a clinical recommendation based on services that are best suited to meet individual needs. 

*Please note that couples therapy services are typically only offered to students in the summer semesters. This is primarily due to prioritizing the volume of individual and group therapy appointments in the fall and spring semesters.

A $3.00 fee will be charged to students who no show or do not call 24 hours in advance of their scheduled appointment.

Self-Care Packet

Please use this self-care packet to learn more about managing stress and practicing self-care throughout the holiday season. Please click here to open a "What to do while you wait for an appointment" packet which highlights symptoms of stress, tips to overcome stress, coping skills, grounding techniques, LGBTQ+ Holiday Resources, Wellness Mobile Apps, and much more.


Please be aware that Student Counseling & Wellness Services (SC&WS) has relocated to Modular C, rear entrance, Room 166. In order to access SC&WS, please use the back entrance of Modular C. For more information, please call our office at (210) 784-1331.

If this is an emergency please call 911 or University Police at (210) 784-1911, immediately.

On-Campus Events

Spring 2020 Therapy Groups

SC&WS will be offering two therapy groups this Spring 2020 semester. Each therapy group will be held on Wednesdays starting February 5, 2020. To learn more about the benefits of group therapy, please click here.

Location: Student Affairs Portable (Portable 101), Classroom 101A

Managing My Anxiety and Taking Back ControlThe focus of this therapy group is to increase self-awareness related to anxiety symptoms, triggers, and cues. The goal is to provide students with resources to manage and cope with anxiety. This therapy group will take place on Wednesdays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. in the Student Affairs Portable (Portable 101), classroom 101A. 

Healthy RelationshipsThis therapy group is designed to raise awareness about healthy relationship dynamics. Topics will include communication skills, conflict management, and healthy boundaries- just to name a few! This therapy group will take place on Wednesdays from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in the Student Affairs Portable (Portable 101), classroom 101A.

Dates include: February 5, 12, 19, 26

Dates include: February 5, 12, 19, 26

Click here to R.S.V.P. in JagSync:

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Start a Conversation: Asking About Mental Health Saves Lives

Learn How to Support Family and Friends Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

The Office of Student Counseling & Wellness Services (SC&WS) provides a robust 90-minute workshop focused on suicide prevention and intervention for students, faculty, and staff. This workshop teaches individuals 3 simple steps (Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR)) that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Individuals attending this training will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis as well as how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Click here to learn more about the QPR Institute.

Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Patriots' Casa, Ceremony Room

R.S.V.P. in JagSync: 

Asking About Mental Health Saves Lives