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


With the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved all services to a telecounseling format. Please e-mail to request to be contacted for an intake. After we receive your e-mail, you will be contacted within 24-72 business hours and an intake consisting of basic personal information and general reason for seeking help will be conducted over the phone during our regular business hours. Following the completion of the intake, a student counselor will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Physical Counseling Services (TBA: pending State re-opening guidelines)

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.