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Campus Training & Outreach

Campus Outreach Overview

Welcome to Counseling Services at the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center (HCC). Whether you are a new student or have been at the University for a while, we want to welcome you and let you know that we are here to support your academic success. If you are experiencing a situational problem, a crisis or have long-standing mental health concerns, we are here to help. Our professional staff includes licensed psychologists and licensed social workers, as well as graduate student staff from both of these disciplines.

Counseling Services is here to support your transition to DU and through other transitions in your life, as well as to support your development and growth. Our services are all confidential and no information is released to anyone without your written consent except in the case of a life-threatening emergency, or when it is otherwise required by law. Please browse through this section of the HCC website to learn about the counseling services we offer. If you would like to schedule an initial consultation or speak to a counselor please call us at 303-871-2205. Initial consultations can also be scheduled online at MyHealth.

Dealing with Loss

As a community, we have been deeply affected by loss in the past few months. Loss of a loved one, friend, classmate or community member can have a profound impact on all aspects of our lives. Counseling Services would like to offer a variety of support services to help our community deal with tragedy and loss:

  • Grief and loss resources
    • Grief: general info
    • Stages of grief
    • Ways to cope with death and dying
    • Ways to help a bereaved student/child
  • Individual counseling with a grief specialist
  • Group counseling focused on coping grief and loss
  • Private group or departmental coping sessions