Intake Process

Scope of Practice Issues

Scope of Practice Issues

  • Active substance abuse
  • Active suicidal/homicidal ideation
  • Active domestic violence
  • Active eating disorders
  • Active court cases
  • Active psychosis
  • Currently seeing another mental health therapist


An intake consisting of basic personal information and general reason for seeking help can be conducted over the phone or in person at the office during regular business hours. Following the completion of the intake, a counselor will contact you to schedule an appointment.

The Downing Counseling Clinic at the University of Nevada, Reno is located across from the Student Services Building on the third floor of the William J. Raggio Building in room 3007.

Parking permits for free parking are available from your counselor. Metered parking is available at an hourly rate at various locations on campus. Parking information.