Welcome to Rio Hondo College Psychological Services. We are here to help you and are committed to supporting your academic success and personal development. A full-time clinical psychologist and 2 psychology graduate interns are available for students who would like help with personal problems. We offer short-term counseling for students who are struggling with issues such as family and social relationships, romantic relationships, life transitions, sexuality, grief, stress, trauma, anxiety, or depression.
Some of the other services we provide are:
- Crisis Intervention
- Outreach and Presentations
- Faculty & Staff Consultations
- Group Counseling
All services are confidential and free to enrolled students. Appointments are recommended.
For an appointment or for more information call: (562) 908-3438
*Psychological Services will be closed for the Semester Break. We will be open for student appointments on the first day of classes, February, 2, 2015. Please see our Resources page for counseling referrals in the local community.
Individual counseling services are designed for students who can benefit from short-term counseling. Counseling is provided by Dr. Denna Sanchez, Coordinator of Psychological Services and graduate interns under close supervision by Dr. Sanchez. Individual counseling services are designed for students who can benefit from short-term counseling. If the situation requires longer-term counseling or possible medication management, the student will likely be referred to an off-campus resource.
Group counseling provides a safe environment for you to learn more about yourself and your interactions with others. Each semester we offer a variety of groups including, women’s issues and stress management. A brief screening with the group leader(s) may be required prior to becoming a member. If you are interested in a group, come in or call to schedule a screening appointment.
*Most groups are held at the Student Health Center, SS230.