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Students – Please utilize the online screenings, any of the below resources, call to make an appointment, inquire about community counseling resources, and/or come visit our offices.
Faculty – To refer a student, please visit the “faculty referral tab”. Our primary mission is to provide counseling services for currently enrolled Otis College of Art and Design students. For yourself, please feel free to utilize the below online screenings, or visit any of the links listed below to enhance your own wellness. If necessary, outside counseling resources in the community are available.
Online Screenings for Mental Health:
Click one of the links below to help your put a name to what you may be experiencing. When filling out the screening assessment, please note that it is completely anonymous, so be honest with your answers, and the tool will inform you if you may need to consider seeking counseling services. You can use the links below to start, but we recommend that if you have any concerns that you follow up with an Otis counselor.
ULifeline is an online self-assessment resource for students that provides information about mental health issues.
The JED Foundation nonprofit organization working to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college students.
Note: The above screening tools are to help you locate the resources that might be of most help to you, however, they do no take the place of a counselor. If you are experiencing mental health concerns; it is important to speak with a professional counselor, and in severe emergencies such as feelings of harming yourself or another person, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
The screenings are able to determine the following:
Fred L. Barnes, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Director of Student Counseling Services
Student Counseling Services Hours
Monday - Friday
(except academic holidays and breaks)
Ahmanson Hall (first floor)