CIA California Counseling and Psychological Support (CAPS)
The Counseling and Psychological Support (CAPS) office provides confidential personal counseling to CIA students, free of charge. Services include:
- Individual counseling or “talk therapy”;
- Crisis intervention, support, and educational programs; and
- Referrals to specialized services off-campus, with coordination of care.
Location: Rhode’s Room in the outer entry hall of the building
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. when classes are in session (closed during summer and winter breaks)
Call us at if you need help. Our CAPS office includes licensed therapists who can assist you with personal, social, emotional, and substance-related concerns. Some examples include:
- Adjusting to college
- Relationship matters
- Building coping skills
- Improving self-confidence
- Loss of a loved one
Confidentiality and Trust
CIA therapists abide by California laws and professional ethics to ensure that students’ personal information is protected. CAPS visits are not part of a student’s academic record.