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Health and Wellness Services
In addition to medical care CSU East Bay provides counseling and psychological services, health and wellness services, and accessibility services for students.
Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is a fully accredited outpatient clinic staffed by Board Certified Physicians, and licensed Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Counselors. Student Health and Counseling Services offers basic medical care for most illnesses and injuries and various elective services. You must be a regularly enrolled student, non-regularly enrolled student, or transition health care participant to be eligible to use Student Health and Counseling Services.
Contact: (510) 885-3735
Emergencies: In a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 9-1-1. On campus contact the University Police Department (UPD) at (510) 885-3791 or go to the nearest emergency room. Read about CSU East Bay's commitment regarding law enforcement on campus.
Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW - Undocu Representative of the Counseling Center
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW 60751 Columbia University
SHCS Staff Member since 2018
Academic Training: Columbia University School of Social Work, MSW, 2008
Areas of Special Interest: First Generation Students, Relationship Issues, Social Justice, Coping with trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, and Women's Empowerment.
Languages spoken other than English: Spanish
Personal or Professional Quote: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou
Accessibility Services provides academic accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. Our counselors determine accommodations on an individual basis after reviewing current professional documentation and meeting with the individual. We inform and collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure successful implementation of accommodations and to increase the level of access and inclusion of all individuals on campus. The College Link Program is designed “to help students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder to transition and succeed in the higher education environment.” We help students to develop their individual strengths to assist their academic and social success. The Assistive Technology Services Office (ATSO) provides students with disabilities the technological resources necessary to access instructional content. Visit the web site to learn more about how to apply for Accessibility Services.
The Recreation and Wellness Center (RAW) programs focus on healthy lifestyle choices. The 54,000 square foot facility includes a two-story fitness center, equipment rentals, locker rooms, wellness center, and gymnasium with indoor track. Services include fitness classes, personal trainers, intramural sports leagues, and open recreation tournaments. Wellness programs, interactive workshops and massage therapy are additional services offered. The RAW offers student internships and jobs to gain experience, leadership and professional development.