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Counseling and Psychological Services


person iconThe Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)  provides free year-round counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral services to the SHU community. Our mission is to foster the psychological health and well-being of our students in order to enable them to thrive, develop, and achieve academic success.  More »


Individual & Group Therapy

Two People All students, including undergraduate, graduate, law, and seminary students, are eligible for direct services. Direct services include group counseling and therapy as well as individual short-term counseling. More »


In Case of Emergency

  • During regular office hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) call (973)761-9500 or walk-in to CAPS in Mooney Hall (second floor, room 27) to speak with an on-call counselor. Do not use e-mail in an emergency situation.
After hours:

    • Call Public Safety at (973) 761- 9300.  Public Safety can contact a CAPS on-call counselor who is available for emergency phone consultation and crisis intervention.
    • If you are having serious thoughts of killing yourself or hurting someone else
      Go to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911.

Call or Text a free and confidential crisis line.

    • National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) -
    • Crisis TextLine – Text START to 741-741
    • NJ HopeLine 1-855-654-6735
    • Samaritans Confidential Hotline 212- 673-3000
    • Addictions Hotline 1-888-984-0363 -
    • Sexual  Assault Hotline -  800-656-HOPE (4673) –

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