Counseling Services

We Wecome All Students!

Our Mission

Counseling Services provides student-centered mental health services, advocacy, outreach, and consultation to promote psychological well-being and academic success.

Our Values

Safety: We create welcoming and confidential environments for student and community support.

Social Justice: We value social justice through community engagement and challenging ourselves to fight inequality, marginalization, and oppression.

Development: We support the development of our profession through training early career professionals and supporting the continued education of Counseling Services staff.

Best Practices: We are committed to providing culturally responsive services rooted in best practices.

Collaboration: We foster a community-wide approach to psychological well-being and collaborate with faculty, staff, and medical colleagues in this shared responsibility.

Personalized Goals: We acknowledge that student success can be defined in many ways and we work with students on their paths to personal and academic goals.

Well-Being: We believe the community we serve benefits from a commitment to Counseling Services staff well-being.

Counselor Spotlight

To schedule an individual counseling appointment call (530) 752-0871

Marlene Velasquez, LCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Counseling Services

Yue (Brian) Shi, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Counseling Services

Vanessa Wu, Ph.D.

  • Psychologist, School of Veterinary Medicine and School of Medicine Satellites
  • Counseling Services