We’re here for you

We offer high-quality, evidence-based mental health care to support UW Seattle’s diverse student body through two campus entities – the Counseling Center and Hall Health. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment in which you can safely explore the challenges of life and learning. 

When you call to schedule, we will help you connect with appropriate on- and off-campus resources, such as individual counseling, groups, workshops. 

You can call us for any concern, large or small. There is no wrong reason to reach out or make an appointment. 

Wherever you chose to start, we will make sure you get connected with the most appropriate treatment. We encourage you to consult with us even if you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for or whether you “need” help. 

Accessing mental health care during COVID-19 

The Counseling Center and Hall Health continue to offer student mental health services during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you need support, we are here for you. 

Contact the Counseling Center (206.543.1240) or Hall Health Mental Health (206.543.5030) by phone, and we will help you get started. Online scheduling is not currently available. 

We provide care through several different platforms: 

  • Secure video visits with a Counseling Center or Hall Health therapist for individual therapygroup counseling and crisis counselingPsychiatric care is also available at Hall Health. 
  • After meeting with a therapist by video for an initial visit, support via secure text message may be available. We are partnering with a company called Trusst to offer this service. 
  • Drop-in support from a counselor via Let’s Talk 
  • Online workshops are available to enhance your wellbeing and self-care.  

Hall Health Mental Health 

All UW Seattle students can seek mental health services at Hall Health. The first step is a brief support visit that is free—paid for by the Services & Activities Fee. Follow-up visits are billed to your insurance. 

To schedule a brief support visit, call 206.543.5030 up to 48 hours in advance of when you would like to be seen. You can expect to spend up to 45 minutes with a counselor discussing your concerns and treatment options. 

Counseling Center 

The Counseling Center offers short-term mental health services at no charge to currently enrolled, degree-seeking UW Seattle students. To schedule your first appointment, call 206.543.1240. This initial appointment is an opportunity to discuss your concerns and develop a treatment plan with a counselor. 


What can I expect from an online appointment with the Counseling Center or Hall Health Mental Health?

A therapist will meet with you via video to discuss your concerns. We will then work with you to develop a plan. Next steps may include effective coping strategies, a follow-up appointment or referral to other resources.

Who should I contact for mental health services?

Both the Counseling Center and Hall Health Mental Health offer similar counseling services and there is no cost to get started at either unit. If you already have a provider at Hall Health or you are interested in medication, Hall Health may be a good place to start. If you do not have access to health insurance, the Counseling Center may be a good place to start. Either way, we can help direct you to the appropriate service.

Will Let’s Talk be available during spring quarter?

Let’s Talk is available through video during spring quarter.