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The Center for Well-Being Programs and Psychological Services

Welcome to American University’s Center for Well-Being Programs and Psychological Services. We're here for all AU students, whether you're full-time or part-time, undergraduate or graduate, and our services are always free and confidential.

If you are here for an appointment with an Advocate or Clinician, please enter our virtual waiting room at

To make, cancel, or reschedule an appointment, you may call the Center at 202-885-3500. The Center also provides online scheduling for victim/survivor advocacy support services. Sudents can book an appointment with our Victim/Survivor Support Advocate by selecting the option "Schedule with Victim Services Advocate".

About the Center

Through the Center, you can find a full range of wellness-related services, including individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, victim/survivor advocacy services, crisis intervention (through AUProtoCall Services at 202-885-7979), alcohol and other drug education, consultations, and other wellness-related programming. To learn more, explore "Our Services" in the navigation bar. 

We are committed to creating a welcoming and affirming space where all members of the AU community are valued. Please see our statement on the Confronting Injustice Webpage, where you can also find other helpful resources.

Anonymous Mental Health Screening

This general mental health screening is anonymous and not linked to your identity.

Take Screening


YOU at American is a personalized wellness platform with tools for AU students to set their own goals and support their emotional wellbeing. Get started through your AU portal!

YOU at American

TELUS Health Student Support App

AU has partnered with TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks) to provide students with the "TELUS Health Student Support" app. The "TELUS Health Student Support" app provides solution-focused, culturally informed support for students studying in DC or abroad. This app can be used for finding community referrals or to receive on-going support. The app is free and is available on all platforms. 

First Time Appointments

Want to know how to get started? Read on.

Getting Started

Help with a Crisis

At any time of day, help is available.

Find Help

What’s Happening at the Center

Check out our goals, commitments, Wellness Partners, and ways to stay current on information about emotional wellness on campus.

Learn More