Psychological Wellness

Psychological wellness is defined as a state of well-being in which the individual realizes their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to their community.

Psychological Wellness Resources:

  • Fundamental to CAPS mission is a dedication to and focus on improving the psychological functioning of students via individual and group counseling, assessment and referral, didactic classes/workshops, and outreach to the USF community.
  • CAPS also provides crisis services and resources as a means of providing urgent psychological support to students when needed. This includes regular QPR trainings to the USF community to ensure safe, effective responses to those students who may be in crisis.

CASA coaches are available to support holistic student development. Talk to your CASA academic success coach about your challenges, concerns, and wins, and we will point you in the right direction. 

  • Gender Affirming Clothing Closet provides free clothing for students to be able to express their gender how they wish without the constraints or stress of finances. 
  • Yoga
  • Special programming such as meditation during midterms/finals 
  • This May, the Orange County Campus be holding a Mental Health Week for Mental Health Month. They will be providing puppy therapy, painting, massage, healthy snacks and Koret virtual classes. For more information, contact Maureen Lu at
  • The Sacramento Campus Director is a certified life coach, hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner. For more information, please contact Javier Gutierrez at
  • University Ministry is currently developing a dialogue series on religious trauma. This will provide opportunities for students to share and unpack trauma from previous experiences in religious settings. Students will be seen, heard, affirmed and learn tools for healing in community with others with similar stories.