Getting in touch

Counseling for law students

Two counselors serve the community by offering hours at the law school. Services are free for all law students, regardless of whether students have SHIP or not.


Christine chang

My name is Christine Chang, and I am a staff psychologist at the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UC Berkeley. I am originally from Taiwan. I completed my postdoctoral training at CAPS at UC Berkeley, and pre-doctoral training at CAPS at Stanford University. I received my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Loyola University Chicago, and my master’s degree in Human Development and Psychology at Harvard University. My professional interests include short-term psychodynamic therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, and issues related to grief, loss, relational/attachment trauma, meaning searching process, minority/immigration experience, and cultural identities. 

I am at the Law School only on Tuesdays. If you would like to schedule an appointment with me, please call and leave a voice message at (510) 643-2897 with your full name, student ID, and phone number, or you can send a secure message via eTang portal.


Linda zaruba

My name is Linda Zaruba, and I have been on Berkeley's campus for the past 30 years with a Ph.D. in Psychology. I have specialized in working with graduate students and specifically law students the last 6.5 years. The treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and academic/career concerns are just a few of my specialties. If you are interested in making an appointment text me at 510-326-1267 with your first name and your availability on Monday am, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday all day.