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    Spring 2021 Let's Talk with Dr. Cynthia Medina Cynthia Medina, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist in CA (bilingual and Latinx-identified) available to the UC Berkeley community (students, staff, faculty) for *phone or video consultations regarding therapy services, wellness/ mental health resources, and/or specific mental health needs. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABOUT CAPS Let’s Talk Program Provides easy access to free, brief, informal consultation sessions with mental health professionals from UC Berkeley's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Let’s Talk consultations could be used to: - learn more about mental health resources and virtual therapy services. - talk about unique challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. - learn about healthy ways to cope and manage stress, anxiety, grief, relationship concerns, etc. - get emotional support and identify ways to increase social connection during shelter-in-place/ remote learning. - create a menu of therapy options to consider, or identify a future plan of action with CAPS. - get consultation on how to support a student in distress. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DISCLAIMER - Although Let’s Talk Consultations are with mental health professionals, they are not formal therapy sessions and do not constitute mental health treatment. If you would like to schedule a therapy appointment, please call the CAPS office at (510) 642-9494. - Let's Talk Consultation sessions are not an appropriate type of service for urgent concerns. For urgent issues, crisis counseling is still available through the CAPS office. Please call (510) 642-9494 to speak with someone urgently. - If you have access to a confidential and private space, located in the state of CA, you are eligible for telemental health services with Dr. Medina (licensed in CA), including a video or phone consultation. If these requirements are not met, we can still connect via phone for a brief check-in. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * HOW TO SCHEDULE Please leave your name (or initials), email, AND phone number (click the "Leave a Comment" section in order to add phone number and indicate whether you prefer phone or Zoom). If you prefer a video consultation via Zoom, please use the following URL at the time selected, and I will start the meeting at the designated time: https://berkeley.zoom.us/my/drcynthiamedina -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- AFTER-HOURS SUPPORT + EMERGENCY RESOURCES For after-hours support, please call the CAPS 24/7 support line at (855) 817-5667. Other Emergency Resources: - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (link is external) (24/7): 800-273-8255. - Alta Bates Emergency Room (link is external). - The Trevor Project (link is external) (for LGBTQ+ Youth, 24/7): (866) 488-7386. ...