Counseling Services

Students enjoy the view at Marymount California's Palos Verdes location

Student Wellness Center

Located on the Oceanview Campus, Building 3 (adjacent to the MCU Bookstore)

Administrative Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
By Appointment-Only Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Telephone: (310) 303-7244 or just “drop-in”
E-Mail: Wellness@MarymountCalifornia.edu

The Counseling Services team offers confidential psychological services for Marymount students. These services are provided without a fee.

Our services can help students with:

  • Homesickness, depression, and anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Mediation and conflict resolution
  • Crisis intervention
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Roommate problems
  • Alcohol and drug issues
  • And provide counsel for friends and families; wellness education; and provide referrals to community resources.

Confidentiality

Conversations with a therapist are confidential and cannot be disclosed to anyone without your permission, with a few legal exceptions. Those exceptions are only for life-threatening emergencies and child and elder abuse. Therapy records as kept separate from all other school records and cannot be released without your consent, except under very rare legal circumstances.

In life-threatening emergencies DIAL 911

Helpful Links

Mental Health: Emotional Crisis/Suicide

http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/marymountpv

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

http://www.nami.org/

First-Generation Orientation Handout

http://www.firstgenerationstudent.com/

Tips For First Generation College Students:

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2011/12/28/tips-for-first-generation-college-students

Community Resources

http://www.211la.org

Military Veterans

http://www.VeteransCrisisLine.net/chat

http://www.ptsd.va.gov

Sexual Assault

http://www.911rape.org/

https://www.rainn.org/

http://www.ywcagla.org/sexual-assault/

LGBTQ

http://www.lagaycenter.org

http://www.dignitylosangeles.org/

Depression

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/depression_tips.htm

Eating Disorders

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/

Violence in a Relationship

http://www.thehotline.org/   

http://dvcouncil.lacounty.gov/

Stressed and Need a Way To Cope?

http://www.halfofus.com/

Help with Drugs and Alcohol Abuse — 12 Step Recovery Program

Weekly meetings on main campus contact the Student Wellness Center for information and meeting times.

12 Step Recovery Program (off-campus)

http://www.southbayaa.org/

Anonymous Marymount Tip Line

(310) 303-7373 (on campus, ext. 7373)

Students may confidentially report dangerous behaviors on campus, in student housing, alcohol or drug activity or any concern for another student. **THIS IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CALLING 911**

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