UMass Boston

General Medicine
All departmental services are located in the Quinn Administration Building, 2nd floor.
Phone: 617-287-5660
Fax: 617-287-3977
Counseling Center

24/7 Crisis Phone Support

Phone: 617.287.5690
Fax: 617.287.5507
Health & Wellness


UHS Referral Guide

Therapy Options

Psychology Today, Good Therapy, Therapy Den and Inclusive Therapists offer searchable databases for finding community therapists in your area of residence.

Tru Circle is another searchable database particularly for finding clinicians of color

Network of Care is an online resource for a searchable directory to help Massachusetts residents find information about mental health treatment in their communities, organized by zip code.

Open Path Collective is a group of therapists who have agreed to provide treatment at a reduced rate to people who may not have insurance, after paying a $59 lifetime membership fee. Many of their therapists offer online therapy.

Please take good care of yourselves, and contact us with any questions or for support.


Some of our clients have used therapy in the past, and they know it has been helpful for them. But many of our clients are students who are just considering therapy for the first time. If you are new to therapy and wondering whether it is a good match for you, the following resources may be helpful to consider.

10 Things About Therapy


What to Do in an Emergency

To speak to someone from the Counseling Center, please reach out to the Counseling Center:

  • Call the Counseling Center at (617) 287-5690 on weekdays, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
  • Call the Crisis Line at (855) 634-4135 to speak with an on-call clinical when the Counseling Center is closed or on holidays.

UMass Boston's Police Department has first responders that attend to all on-campus emergency situations that occur outside of University Health Services. Please call (617) 287-1212 (on cell phone) or 911 (on university phone) for immediate assistance.

The Counseling Center offers a variety of groups and workshops throughout the semester. If you would like more information or have an interest in joining a group you can email us at or call us at 617-287-5690.