The mission of Santa Ana College Psychological Services is to assist and support students in their personal, academic/career, and life goals and to provide training and supervision for full time clinical and counseling psychology interns in their final year of study. Psychological Services seeks to assist in the creation and maintenance of a campus environment that will foster the well-being and personal development of its members.
Services include short-term counseling for individuals and couples, group counseling, career development counseling, referral services, psycho-educational workshops and crisis intervention for SAC students. Consultation with faculty/staff regarding students' psychological and cognitive development is available.
Psychological Services is a part of the Health & Wellness Center. Counseling is provided by mental health professionals and by advanced doctoral psychology interns under the supervision of licensed psychologists. Psychological Services has a firm commitment to meeting the needs students of all backgrounds, value systems, and lifestyles.
- Counseling Services
- Crisis Assistance
- Consultation and Outreach
- Faculty and Staff Consultation
- APA-accredited Health Services Psychology Doctoral Internship
Services provided at Psychological Services are legally and ethically bound by confidentiality. No information is released to campus officials, faculty members, parents, or outside agencies without the student's permission. Exceptions to confidentiality arise in situation involving child or elder abuse or neglect, court orders or subpoenas , or danger to self or others.
Psychological Services at Santa Ana College acknowledges that all people are cultural beings and that prejudice and discrimination hurt people and communities. Our faculty are committed to ensuring accessible services to all students and we are dedicated to creating a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment that embraces the richness brought by the intersections of gender, ethnicity, race, sexual identity, age, physical and mental abilities, spirituality, socioeconomic status, physical attributes, as well as other personal and social characteristics that comprise individual identity.