For FIU Student Athletes
An online therapy platform for college students that offers access to video-therapy sessions with a diverse network of licensed mental health counselors. Schedule your appointment now!
A safe, anonymous, online peer community to support your mental health. Join the more than 20,000 students using this service! You only need your FIU email credentials to get access.
CAPS clinicians offer a plethora of virtual, psycho-educational, drop-in workshop sessions focused on helping students thrive. These 60-minute workshops are designed to assist with coping and provide concrete skills.
Workshops do not provide mental health treatment. If you would like to speak with a counselor, call us at 305-348-2277. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact 911 or an emergency mental health service in your local community.
Please visit our PantherConnect page to access all event information including Zoom links, to RSVP, and to add them to your personal calendar!Click here to see our workshops
- CAPS ServicesTo arrange services with FIU CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) please contact the Director of Athletic Training, Kelsey Greenwald, MS, LAT, ATC at 305-348-6200.
Conversations can change lives
Have you ever been worried about a student or friend on campus? Faculty, staff and students are in an ideal position to recognize when someone is struggling emotionally and may need help. Kognito is an online simulation that lets you practice conversations with a virtual student, so you’ll know what to say in real life.
FIU's Counseling & Psychological Services is making this program available to faculty and staff to help create a safer and more supportive campus.
These simulations have been deployed by more than 350 schools in the U.S., Canada, UK and New Zealand and are research-proven and evidence-based.Kognito is free for FIU students, faculty and staff!
Intrigued? Check it out by logging in to your FIU Develop portal!
- Recognition, Insight, and Openness (RIO)
RIO is an online workshop that will show you skills to handle uncomfortable feelings through a series of short videos and journal exercises. RIO online is based on the RIO workshop created and generously shared by the Cal Poly University Counseling Services Team. This online workshop will help you recognize what you want to change in your life and give you a roadmap to reach your desired goals.Click here to check out our online RIO sessions!
- Online Screenings
Online mental health screenings are also available and pertain to depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, substance use issues and eating disorders. Online screenings are anonymous and confidential, and they help students determine if their recent thoughts or behaviors may be associated with a common, treatable mental health issue.Take one today!
Casual conversations about topics that sometimes aren’t so casual.
"PeerCast: A casual chat with the Peer Educators" is a Florida International University podcast series created & hosted by Eliandro Ramirez Chang. Eli is a Miami local, a student in his senior year, and a university employee working as a LEAD Team Peer Educator at FIU’s Counseling and Psychological Services & The Victim Empowerment Program.
Join Eli along with the other Peer Educators as they discuss topics such as stress, sexual assault, mental health and more. Oh! And sometimes they get into arguments about philosophy and aliens.
On the couch with Kiwi
“On the couch with Kiwi” is a short podcast series featuring FIU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) clinicians being interviewed by Psychology doctoral interns.Click here for "On The Couch With Kiwi"
- CAPS Talks
In CAPS Talks, you can see various clinicians and peer educators as they go over various topics regarding mental health that affect our everyday life and how we can overcome some of these.
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