The St. Mary’s University Student Psychological and Testing Services is a comprehensive service providing a full range of programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population. The department’s mission is to support the intellectual, emotional, social and cultural development of students by offering a wide range of services, including personal and group counseling, consultation and educational services. We value an atmosphere that is welcoming and comfortable for all students, regardless of race, gender, ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, religion, citizenship or disability.
We are located in the Center for Life Directions building between the Pecan Grove and the Raba Law Building, directly behind the Louis J. Blume Library.
Emergency, after-hours and weekend number: 210-825-3622
What does this office provide?
Student Psychological and Testing Services (SPTS) supports the development of the whole person through emotional, relational and academic support by providing counseling and mental health services, services to students with disabilities and testing services to the University community.
How can I use these services?
Counseling professionals are available for scheduled appointments to provide any of the following services.
The student psychological services include psychotherapy, counseling, psychiatric services, crisis intervention, consultations and outreach to the student community to support their emotional, relational and academic development.
Disability services include helping students to obtain needed accommodations while supporting their needs.
Testing services include placement testing, credit by exam, graduate and professional school testing and many certification and licensure exams to the students and the community at large.