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Stanford Help Center

The Stanford Help Center offers a variety of services for the Stanford community. All services are professional, confidential and free of charge for you and your family.

Counseling Services
Up to 10 free sessions per issue with a licensed therapist who can help you with:

  • Personal issues
  • Substance abuse
  • Work issues
  • Career development

To make an appointment or get more information, call (650) 723-4577 or email

Facilitated Conversations
Services are available to help you and another individual, whether it is a co-worker or a family member, navigate through a difficult conversation.

Learn more about facilitated conversations

Noontime workshops offer an opportunity to learn more about topics of interest to the Stanford community in a casual environment.

View available workshops

Discussions Groups
Groups are offered on a variety of topics including, but not limited to parenting, grief and codependency. All groups are facilitated by Stanford Helpcenter Staff

View available Discussion Groups