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CAPS Clinical Services

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CAPS providers are here to support your mental health.

Here you will find an infographic that displays the general steps to take to seek CAPS services. The process is fluid, so your specific experience may not follow the exact timeline.

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In order to connect with someone at CAPS, call 650.723.3785 to schedule a CAPS Connects appointment, which is a 15-minute phone consultation. This appointment will help to inform CAPS staff of your needs and find appropriate resources and services.

During this CAPS Connects phone call, a CAPS provider will listen to what you need and review appropriate resources and options with you, which may include participating in a group or workshop, consulting with a CAPS therapist, connecting with a community provider for specialized or long-term support, or consulting with a psychiatrist.

'CAPS: Seeking Mental Health Support at Stanford' Clickable Infographic
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Want to go directly to finding a provider in the community?

CAPS uses The Shrink Space platform to provide you with an easy way to find a therapist or psychiatrist who is a good fit for you. You can also check out this page for other search resources and the Options for Care Outside of CAPS page for general info on finding a match.

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CAPS is offering an additional therapy option for student

New WPO Therapy Option for Students!

Through this program students can receive up to 5 free virtual therapy sessions (or in-person sessions if wanted and available) with a therapist, paid for by CAPS. WPO clinicians can also provide single-session therapy right at the time of your call.