Counseling Services

Counseling Services serves WSU Spokane students as well as faculty and staff. Payment of the student health fee covers our services, so there is no additional cost.

If you are in a crisis
Positive solutions exist for every crisis. Professional consultation can help you get quickly on the road to resolving your issues.

Seeking assistance is the best thing to do right now.

If you have thought of harming yourself or committing suicide, or if you are concerned about losing control, professional consultation can help you manage your thoughts and feelings so that you and others are safe.

Counseling Services handles all crises confidentially and with sensitivity.

Crisis consultation

  • Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • All year, except university holidays

A staff member will contact the psychologist, who will arrange to meet with you or will return your call as quickly as possible.


  • 24 hours, seven days a week
  • The Spokane City crisis line also offers information, assistance, and referral.

509-624-7273 (RAPE)

  • 24 hours, seven days a week
  • Spokane Sexual Assault Center: A 24-hour rape crisis line.

If someone you know is in crisis
The best thing to do is to consult with Counseling Services (509-358-7740).

Professional consultation will help you determine how you can best help the person you are concerned about. Often, your referral will result in a consultation appointment with our professional counseling staff.

It is a policy of Counseling Services to respond as quickly as possible to crisis calls regarding students, faculty and staff. Your call to the above number will be answered by a trained staff member who will then have counseling staff contact you to discuss your concerns.