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We offer a variety of services for the Stanford community. All services are free of charge.

Faculty Staff Help Center services are supported by benefit funds. However, you are eligible to receive FSHC services regardless of whether you have opted in or out of health care coverage at Stanford.

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Counseling Services

Professional and confidential counseling about work-related or personal issues. Short-term counseling is available for individuals, couples, and families; bilingual counseling in French and Spanish is also available.

For additional information or to make an appointment, call (650) 723-4577 or email

Facilitated Conversations

We are available to help you and another individual, whether it is a co-worker or a family member, navigate through a difficult conversation.


Noontime workshops offer an opportunity to learn more about topics of interest to the Stanford community in a casual environment.

Discussion Groups

Groups are offered on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, parenting, grief and codependency. All groups are facilitated by FSHC counselors.

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Departmental Consultation and Training

Managers and supervisors can request departmental consultation to deal with a variety of issues including grief, job stress, communication, organizational change and diversity/cross-cultural communications.

For additional information, call (650) 723-4577 or email

Departmental Retreat Facilitation

We are available to speak on communication, stress management and adjusting to changes in the workplace.

For additional information, call (650) 723-4577 or email