Counseling and Psychological Services

If there is an emergency on campus, call the Dallas College Police Department at 972-860-4290.

If this is an emergency off campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you or someone you know would like to speak by phone or text with a trained urgent care professional, there are nationwide services available:

  • Text HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor from anywhere in the United States at any time about any type of crisis.
  • Students of color can text STEVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to speak with an urgent care counselor dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students of color.
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

If you are feeling anxiety or stress related to the coronavirus, there are resources and services to help you manage your concerns. Recommendations for managing stress related to the coronavirus can be found at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Counseling and Psychological Services can be reached by phone between 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, at 972-669-6400. The department email is counseling@dcccd.edu.

To meet with a counselor, schedule a v​irtual or in-person appointment.

 

Feeling stressed out? You're not alone. College can be fun, but it can also be very difficult to juggle school, work, family and friends.

If you start feeling overwhelmed or anxious, a campus counselor can help you find practical solutions to personal or academic problems.

Counseling and Psychological Services Overview

Dallas College recognizes that you’re a whole person – not just a student. Your academic success depends on your personal development and emotional health.

Our counselors are licensed professionals and are highly qualified specialists with master’s or doctoral degrees. They can help you identify, understand and develop skills to resolve your educational, career and personal issues, and they will assist you in learning how to find your own pathway to success in college and in the workplace.

Dallas College’s Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to supporting short-term therapy, focused on mental health and wellbeing. The following services are offered:

Learn more about Counseling and Psychological Services

Make an Appointment

Dallas College's professional counselors are currently offering virtual and in person appointments. You can make an appointment online, by email at Counseling@dcccd.edu, or by calling 972-669-6400 and asking to speak with a counselor.

Make a Counseling Appointment

Joining Virtual Appointments

If you schedule a virtual appointment, a member of Counseling and Psychological Services will email you a calendar invitation with the time and date for your session. At the time of your appointment, please click on the link in the calendar invite to join through video or call the number provided to speak with the counselor by phone at the scheduled time.

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Contact Counseling and Psychological Services

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Campus Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sat-Sun: Closed
If you need to talk to a counselor after hours, the call center operates Monday-Thursday until 10 p.m.