Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is dedicated to representing and supporting the UCSB LGBTQ+ community by providing LGBTQ+-affirmative individual therapy, group therapy, referral resources, and other therapeutic services to all currently enrolled UCSB students.


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Some of their services include:

  • LGBTQ+ counseling groups (True Selves, InQueery, and TransFormative)
  • Consultations and letters of readiness for gender-affirming surgeries/procedures
  • Gender-affirming health care (in coordination with Student Health Services)
  • "Single-session" appointments
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Short-duration individual therapy"