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Mental Health and Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Counseling services help students to realize their academic and personal goals. Meeting with a counselor can help students clarify issues, explore options, and cope more effectively. Counseling can help you with:

  • Academic Problems (resources for graduate students are also available here)
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Career Concerns
  • Concerns with Alcohol/Drug Use
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Problems
  • Identity Concerns
  • Loneliness
  • Personal Development
  • Problems with Intimacy
  • Relationship Concerns
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stress Management

Dr. Bai-Yin Chen is a psychologist specializing in college mental health and graduate student concerns and issues. Dr. Chen maintains two offices on campus--one is located in North Hall and the other office location is embedded in Graduate Studies, Mrak Hall. If you would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Chen in her office in Mrak Hall, you can e-mail her at

The Student Health and Counseling Services office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and 9:00 am - 4:30 pm on Wednesday. Their number is (530) 752-2349. 

After Hours Consultation with a Mental Health Professional

Mental health staff are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week by phone at (530) 752-2349. Follow the prompts to reach a mental health counselor.