How to Contact Us

You can contact us by phone or email:

  • 408.864.8868
  • mhwc@deanza.edu

We are not a 24-hour program. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1

You are welcome to stop by in person to learn about our services or schedule an appointment for a private session with a Mental Health and Wellness Center counselor

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m.- 2:45 p.m.
  • Fridays by appointment only, via Zoom.
  • RSS 258 – upstairs from the Bookstore in the Registration & Student Services Building

Do you want to meet with a counselor for personal psychological services?

Do you need immediate personal psychological support?


Contact Information for BAPIC  

The information below is only for doctoral-level students who are participating in: Bay Area Practicum Information Collaborative (BAPIC). We are only accepting applications from students enrolled in an APA-approved doctoral (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) program. We are not accepting or considering AMFT or other master level trainees. Thank your for your interest.

Contact Information

If you have questions about our training program, site, or application materials, please contact both staff members below:

Practicum Trainee Information

  • Services Provided: individual therapy, group therapy, community outreach, psychoeducation
  • Eligibility: P3, P4 or students with at least one year of prior clinical experience in an APA-approved doctoral (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) program
  • Time Commitment: 20 hours per week, hours allotted to each activity varies based on trainee’s university’s training requirements and trainee interests

BAPIC Practicum Trainee Information Sheet 2024-2025

Didactic Training Schedule 2023-2024 Practicum Cohort

How To Apply

Qualified applicants may apply by sending the materials below in PDF format to Dr. Firmender at firmenderwilliam@deanza.edu and Dr. Lee at leekim@deanza.edu

  • Cover Letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation in PDF format 

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