Counseling Services

Available Virtual Services & Programs

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

Therapy Assistance Online
When appropriate, UCC utilizes a combination of in-person therapy and online tools called TAO. Students complete modules and activities outside of therapy sessions then discuss progress during in-person meetings with their therapist.
TAO Self-Enrolled Self-Help
TAO Self-Help is a confidential online library of interactive educational materials and practice tools to help you better understand and manage your thoughts, feelings and behaviors.
To learn more about TAO and how to sign up for TAO Self-Enrolled Self-Help, click here.

Connecting with an off-campus mental health provider: ThrivingCampus

Thriving Campus
ThrivingCampus is an online directory for Pitt students to access a list of off-campus, licensed mental health clinicians, whom provide outpatient services for students. The website includes various guides and resources that assist students through the process of securing off-campus care. Click here to learn more about Thriving Campus.

Psychology Today
Psychology Today is another online directory resource that students can utilize to find mental health providers across the United States. Click here to visit Psychology Today.

Screening Tool
Let's (tele)Talk

"Let's Talk" is a drop-in service that offers informal, confidential consultation with a clinician from the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center. Clinicians hold drop-in hours during the academic year.
"Let's Talk" is now virtual! Click here to learn more about "Let's (tele)Talk."

Virtual Wellness Workshops

The UCC is providing a number of virtual workshops throughout the week for interested students. Please visit our Virtual Workshop page for more information.

Virtual Drop-In Services

Any student interested in services at UCC, or requiring support for an urgent or crisis situation may call the UCC at 412-648-7930 any time during Drop-In hours (Monday-Friday, 9a-4p) to speak with a clinician. No appointment is necessary.

24-Hour Crisis Response

Please contact 412-648-7930 x1 at any time to speak directly with an on-call clinician.

Virtual Group Counseling

Group counseling is an effective way to address issues common among college students. Groups are facilitated by clinicians and provide a safe environment to discuss problems with others who are dealing with similar concerns. A variety of groups are offered every semester to address the unique needs of our students.

While all in-person group counseling sessions have been cancelled, the UCC is offering a number of virtual groups. Please visit our Group Counseling page for additional information.

Virtual Individual Counseling

The UCC utilizes a short-term, bi-weekly model for individual therapy. While all in-person services are suspended momentarily, the UCC is able to provide telemental health services as needed. If you are interested in individual counseling, please call the UCC during Virtual Drop-In hours.

Virtual Couples and Relationship Counseling

This service is available to individuals of all gender identities, sexual orientations and relationship orientations who are involved in an ongoing, committed relationship. All members must be an enrolled student at the University and currently registered for classes to be eligible for services.
While all in-person services are suspended momentarily, the UCC is able to provide telemental health services as needed. If you are interested in Couples & Relationship counseling, please call the UCC during Virtual Drop-In hours.

Virtual Care Coordination

Care Coordinators are available to assist students in connecting to on- and off-campus resources based on request or need. If you are interested in Care Coordination services, please call the UCC during Virtual Drop-In hours.

Virtual Outreach and Education

University Counseling Center clinicians are available to provide virtual outreach education programs and presentations to all members of the University community, including students, faculty and staff on a wide variety of mental health topics. Click here to request an Outreach.

Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Education (SHARE)

SHARE services are suspended while we work to implement online services and programs that meet the needs of our community.
Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Education (SHARE) is a program which provides completely confidential individual or group counseling to any Pitt student who has experienced sexual violence, (i.e., rape/sexual assault, relationship violence, sexual harassment, and/or stalking). The SHARE program is also committed to prevention, education, and training on Pitt's campus.  Events and trainings are offered throughout the academic year.  Click here to learn more about SHARE programs and services.

Virtual Substance Use Services

Virtual individual and group therapy services are provided for all interested students. Click here to learn more about Substance Use Services.

Psychiatry Services

Psychiatry services are offered to students through the Student Health Center. Click here to learn more.