West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Health Services: Personal Counseling

Free Confidential Counseling For Personal Concerns:

Call 408-741-2027 or drop by the Health Services office, Mon-Thu 9am-4:30pm

 Personal Counseling

Student Visit Survey

Personal Counseling Satisfaction Survey

What does Student Health Services Personal Counseling Provide?

  • Free individual counseling
  • Walk-in crisis services
  • Referral for DESP accommodations
    Information and referral to campus and community resources


Do I need to have a serious psychological problem to come to Personal Counseling?

No. Students come to talk about all types of conerns, big and small.

What can I talk about?

  • Whatever is on your mind
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Academic pressure
  • Relationships and communication
  • Depression and loneliness
  • Sexuality and gender
  • Substance use and addictions
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Disordered eating
  • Death or loss
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Sexual Assault

Who are the staff?

Licensed mental health professionals, MFT and Social Work graduate student interns.

What about privacy? Are the services confidential?

Yes. Student Health Services maintains a strict policy of confidentiality within HIPAA and FERPA guidelines.

How do I make an appointment?

Call 408-741-2027 or drop by the Health Services office on campus. Hours: Mon – Thurs 9am – 4:30pm

For after hours help please call:

24 Hour Suicide and Crisis Service, County of Santa Clara: (855) 278-4204
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
911 for Life Threatening Emergencies

Student Health Services
Health Services Building
(near the EOP&S building)

Urgent Contact Line:

Fax: (408) 741-2632

Defibrillator/AED Locations:
AED/Defibrillator Location map

Opens for Fall Semester

August 31st


Fall 2015 Hours  

Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday Closed

TB Testing

Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Follow Up
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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