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Student Medical & Counseling Clinic

Counseling Clinic

Licensed counselors, psychologists and doctoral interns provide CWU students with counseling and mental health services. Please read about our brief therapy format for providing counseling services to CWU students.

  No matter what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer.

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

to talk to a counselor at a Lifeline crisis center near you.  

If you have concerns that you might be experiencing symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety or other mental health disorders, there are some brief screening tools available to help you figure it out. If, after taking the assessment, you feel that it might be helpful to talk with a counselor, please call the Counseling Clinic (509-963-1391)

Learn about our PATHWAY SEMINARS!


Services Provided:
  • Individual counseling for mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, incest and rape trauma, and relationships.
  • Group sessions to address issues such as depression, anxiety, depression, body image, bipolar disorder and relationships.
  • Workshops and presentations for classes, residence halls, conferences, and community organizations.
  • Consultations with residence hall staff, CWU faculty and staff, and occasional community members.
Counseling services are provided without charge. Appointments are recommended.

Crisis situations will be addressed immediately.

For 'after-hours' non-emergency crises please call Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health: 
Ellensburg - (509) 925-4168
Cle Elum - (509) 674-2881

CWU Student Counseling Clinic
Contact Information:
400 E. University Way
Corner of 11th and Poplar
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7585
Phone: (509) 963-1391


To schedule your first appointment for a Screening you can call us at 963-1391. For your convenience, you can print out and complete the Screening paperwork before coming in!