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Laney College Mental Health Services

Laney College Mental Health Services

Welcome to mental health services at Laney College.  We offer crisis counseling, short-term individual counseling, referrals for mental health services in the community, and mental health related workshops throughout the year.  Our mental health counseling staff consists of licensed clinicians, as well as graduate student trainees and interns.  We can provide confidential support around depression, anxiety, trauma related concerns, family concerns, grief and loss, and other personal concerns.


There are options for mental health support this summer. 

Claire Crosetti, MA, LMFT, Laney College mental health counselor.  Although there will not be in-person appointments at this time, Claire will be offering counseling session and will be available via telephone or virtual video.  Contact her directly at 510-464-3175 or ccrosetti@peralta.edu to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Pamela Jenkins (Dr. J), a Holistic Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist (licensed in both Georgia and California), and METTA Healing Consultant believes that we all have the power within to heal ourselves. She looks at how all areas of your life are connected and empowers you to tap into your inner strengths. She utilizes a holistic approach to healing, built on authenticity, confidentiality and trust. Please click the link [Metta Healing Oasis.com] to schedule an appointment.  When setting an appointment please indicate they you are a  Peralta Community College student and provide your student ID number.

For a list of mental health resources that are offered in the community, please see Page 11 of the Laney College Resource Guide. For managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic, please see the CDC’s recommendations: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

If you have any questions about mental health services for the fall 2020 semester, please contact the Dean of Student Services Jean Paul Schumacher:  jschumacher@peralta.edu or #510-464-3393.