At the Personal Counseling Center (PCC), we believe that a successful college experience requires a sense of emotional well-being. To this end, we offer FREE mental health services. Our personal counselors are licensed therapists or trainees who are supervised by our licensed therapists. If you can wait a couple of days to be contacted for an appointment, please complete the Interest form by clicking on the green "Register with PCC" button below or go to our Forms page to complete the Interst form. For more urgent mental health support, please contact CanadaTalk Now or one of our local resources listed at the bottom of this page.
HOW TO REGISTER WITH THE PCC:
Please click here to fill out the PCC Counseling Interest Form:
If you need assistance to complete the form OR need to get in touch with us immediately, please contact us.
Certain situations require immediate attention, such as: suicidal feelings; having difficulty controlling the urge to hurt yourself or someone else. If you feel any of these emotions, do NOT wait to get help. CALL 911.
For other urgent needs outside regular PCC business hours, please call one of the following agencies listed below.
NATIONAL AND LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH PHONE NUMBERS:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Textline: Text "COURAGE" to 741741 San Mateo County Psychiatric Emergency Services: (650) 573-2662 San Francisco County Psychiatric Emergency Services: (415) 206-8125 Santa Clara County Emergency Psychiatric Services: (408) 885-6100
Or need to talk to someone regularly outside of regular PCC hours?
We have you covered for that too. Click on the "Cañada TalkNow" button below to sign up for a FREE 24/7 REMOTE counseling service, sponsored by TimelyCare.
Cañada TalkNow is available to all registered students registered Cañada College. No matter where you are, we want to give you the support you need and deserve.
Fall Semester Hours
In-Person Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am to 12:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 1:30pm
Virtual Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Call: (650) 308-3573
Text: (650) 308-9401
Fax: (650) 306-3185