Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS)


CAPS will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

-  March 29th, 2024, Easter Friday
-  April 1st, 2024, Easter Monday
-  May 27th, 2024, Memorial Day
-  June 19th, 2024, Juneteenth


Confidential services available at no additional cost to Saint Mary’s graduate and full-time undergraduate students

The therapists at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) can help you explore different ways to deal with life's transitions and assist you with more serious concerns—all in a confidential, culturally sensitive, supportive environment. Counseling can help you develop more fulfilling relationships, succeed academically, and feel a greater connection to the SMC community.

How to Get Help

In an Emergency

Call 911
If this is a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If Urgent

Call us at (925) 631-4364

If you are NOT having a life-threatening emergency but one of the following applies, please call us to schedule an appointment today: 

  • You’ve had thoughts of suicide or attempted suicide within the last two weeks
  • You were discharged from a psychiatric facility within the last month
  • You’ve had thoughts of harming someone in the last two weeks
  • You were sexually assaulted in the last two weeks
  • Someone is currently threatening your life

If Non-Urgent

  • Call us at (925) 631-4364
  • Email
  • Schedule Online using the "Schedule an Appointment" tab above. 

If one of the following applies, you can schedule online, by phone, or email:

Anxiety, depression, stress, racial trauma, self-injury (without the intent of ending your life), problems with alcohol or drugs, adjustment difficulties, eating or body image concerns, issues with self-esteem, academic distress, relationship concerns, struggles with making life decisions, or past trauma.


Upcoming Events

Contact Us

Counseling and Psychological Services

P.O. Box 5217 Moraga, CA 94575

Phone: 925-631-4364


Regular Business Hours:   

MTW 9 am - 5 pm

Th 10 am - 5 pm

F 9 am - 4 pm

Closed daily 12 - 1 pm for lunch

Follow us on Instagram @smccaps


Joey, CAPS therapy dog.
Joey, CAPS's Therapy Dog