Counseling and Wellness Center

Santa Fe College mascot Caesar with Beau, a therapy dog at the college.Come visit our therapy dogs every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Counseling and Wellness Center.

The staff at the Counseling and Wellness Center is here to support you. You can also talk to a licensed mental health professional in our office, by telephone, or through Zoom video sessions. To schedule an appointment, students can call 352-395-5508.

We're Here To Help

Student on computer while sitting on a bench on SF's Northwest CampusNew to the College? You can learn more about resources that will help you succeed on the Student Resources webpage.

Can’t make it to campus? The Remote Student Services page can be a helpful resource for finding updated contact information and instructions for scheduling appointments with different offices. Be sure to use your free SF Zoom account for classes and appointments.

Welcome to the Counseling and Wellness Center

Need to talk to someone about personal concerns? The Counseling and Wellness Center provides short-term, solution-focused counseling to SF students free of charge, as well as crisis intervention, outreach and consultation. The Center is part of the Trauma Response Team at Santa Fe College which provides needed comfort to SF students, faculty, staff and families in times of crisis. Counselors also assist students, faculty and staff identify other services in the college and in the community that may be helpful.

In addition to its participation in events such as Safe Spring Break and numerous awareness events, the Counseling and Wellness Center also offers hour long QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) training designed to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training to students and staff.  

Our Services

All Counseling and Wellness Center services are located in Building R, Room 227 (above Financial Aid).

  • Mental health counseling (using an equity-minded, interculturally-sensitive, and social justice framework), for students dealing with a wide range of personal, academic and career issues
  • Telemental health counseling and face to face counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Outreach and education events and programming promoting Counseling and Wellness Center services to Santa Fe College and Gainesville communities
  • Consultation to campus faculty and staff 

Crisis Intervention

If you are facing a potential crisis situation, there are many resources both on and off campus to help you.

  • Alachua County Crisis Center: 352-264-6789
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 (Three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) or 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Hearing Impaired Individuals (TTY): 800-799-4889
  • Video Relay Service: 800-273-8255
  • De Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (Press 1)

Quick Links


Sexual Violence Awareness & Prevention

Intern Program

Services for Online Students

Alcohol, Drug, & Addiction Support

Community Resources

Meditation & Mindfulness

Privacy Statement

All SF Counseling and Wellness Center staff members are licensed professionals able to provide confidential services. Please speak with any of our counselors for further clarification regarding privacy or confidentiality.