The Counseling Center will have remote services only the week of June 17th-21st. The center will be closed on June 19th and 20th. We will resume normal operating hours on Monday June 24th at 8am. Please call 949-824-6457 and select option “2” to connect to crisis services.

For Life Threatening Emergencies or for Crisis Care needs 24/7: Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2. You will be transferred to a crisis support line. For full list of Crisis Services, please click on the “Read More” link below.

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Become a COACH

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Eligibility

The C.O.A.C.H, Peer Program offers a select number of undergraduate students the opportunity to become a peer life coach and to provide peer to peer support services to the UC Irvine community.

Applications for the 2024-2025 year are available by following this link. Please submit application through the provided link. Applications due by Thursday, April 25, 2024 NO LATER than 5pm PST.

Training

Coaches are trained in:

  • Attentive Listening Skills
  • Coaching Skills
  • Leadership
  • Multicultural Awareness and Cultural Humility
  • Social Justice and Advocacy
  • College Mental Health 
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Consultation and Referral Skills
  • Personal Growth and Radical Self-Preservation/Healing

Job Benefits

ACADEMIC CREDIT

Social Ecology majors can use the C.O.A.C.H. Peer Program as your 198 Field Study for either Winter OR Spring quarter—see your Social Ecology academic counselor for further information.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

While involved in this program you will provide direct service to UCI students in the form of one-to-one peer coaching. You will learn about your strengths, areas of growth, and ultimate potential as a future counselor or other helping profession role. You will be supervised by a licensed psychologist from the Counseling Center. The C.O.A.C.H. Peer Program can be a helpful addition to your resume, as graduate schools tend to value practice experience.

OPPORTUNITY TO HELP OTHERS

With your new and/or increased skills you will be able to assist others in achieving their goals, managing their stress as college students, and enhancing their self-esteem and zest for life.

TRAINING FROM PROFESSIONAL THERAPISTS

Coaches are trained by experienced and recognized professionals within their field of expertise.

Managing Perfectionism

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!

Mental Health Awareness Month

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!

Seeking Authenticity with Friendships

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!