Need Help Now?

If you would like to speak to a clinician immediately, please call 855-854-1747 or text or call 988 for the national crisis support line. You can also call CAPS at 805-437-2088 for a crisis appointment.

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Counseling and Psychological Services is located in Bell Tower East 1867.

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CAPS Summer Hours 

Front Office & Urgent Hours:

In Person: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Telehealth: Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

*If you need crisis support after these hours, please call our 24/7 Crisis Line at 855-854-1747 or the national Crisis Lifeline by texting or calling 988.*


Front Office:


24/7 Crisis Support Line:




CSU Channel Islands
Counseling and Psychological Services
Attn: Bell Tower East, Room 1867
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012 - 8599

When to Call CAPS

How Make an Appointment with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

What if I need to cancel my appointment?

Call the CAPS front desk at 805-437-2088 at least 24 hours in advance or as soon as you become aware that you cannot come to your appointment. You can leave a message on the voicemail if you are calling outside of business hours.

I want to give feedback to CAPS, how can I do that?

We are interested in feedback about your experiences with CAPS. Please feel free to highlight a staff member who provided you with exceptional service at CAPS. We also welcome critical feedback so that we can improve our services. Please feel free to submit this form or contact the CAPS Director, Dr. Kirsten Olson with your feedback. She can be reached at or 805-437-2088. Thank you for your time in giving us the opportunity to work with you.

Notice to Clients

The Board of Behavioral Sciences receives and responds to complaints regarding services provided within the scope of practice of (marriage and family therapists, licensed educational psychologists, clinical social workers, or professional clinical counselors). You may contact the board online at, or by calling 916-574-7830.

Notice to Consumers

The Department of Consumer Affairs’ Board of Psychology receives and responds to questions and complaints regarding the practice of psychology. If you have questions or complaints you may contact the Board on the Internet at, by e-mailing, calling 1-866-503-3221 or writing to the following address: Board of Psychology 1625 North Market Blvd, Suite N-215 Sacramento, CA 95834

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