Psychological Services Learning Services Mason CARES Multicultural Commitment Workshops

Psychological Services

Our free and confidential psychological services include individual counseling, group counseling, emergency services, and referral services as well as faculty and staff consultation.

Learning Services

Our free learning services include academic skills workshops, academic skills videos, academic coaching, and our Academic Skills Certificate Program.


Suicide is the second leading cause of death in college students. Mason CARES has trained thousands within the Mason community on how to have the difficult, but potentially life-saving conversation with individuals in crisis.


Free Mason CARES Training

Students register here

Faculty/Staff register here

Multicultural Commitment

Our free psychological and learning services support students of diverse backgrounds.


Workshops teach you skills to live in the present moment by learning ways to cope with stress and regulating your emotions. They are free and open to all Mason students. Each session has different content and you may attend one, many, or all.


Registration for Mindfulness Workshops

Registration for Living Emotionally Healthy Workshops

Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services

We provide a wide range of free services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of professional clinical psychologists, social workers, counselors, learning specialists, and psychiatric providers. Our individual and group counseling, workshops, and community education programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance. See below to learn more about our services.

CAPS Invites You to Take a Mental Health Screening

Counseling and Psychological Services and GMU cannot link screenings to any one individual. Your responses are neither responded to nor monitored.

In Crisis?

Emergency Contacts

    National Suicide
    Prevention Lifeline
    Sexual and Intimate Partner
    Violence Crisis Line
    Veterans' Crisis Hotline

Non-Emergency Contacts

    Counseling and Psychological Services
    Student Support
    Mason Police