About the University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center is located at 324 Main Hall. For general questions about the center, to get on to our waitlist, or to speak to one of the clinicians listed below, please call the front desk at 719-255-3265.

Counseling Center Staff:


Z. Benek Altayli, Psy.D.   719-255-3257


Staff Clinicians

Trent Claypool, Psy.D   719-255-3655

Cathryn Calvert, Psy. D.,  719-255-3265

Deborah Patz-Clarke, Psy.D., 719-255-3265

Nikki Blakesley, Psy.D., 719-255-3254

Jesie Steffes, MA, LPC, NCC,  719-255-3485

Heatherlyn Hoffman, Psy.D., 719-255-3480


Administrative Assistant

Jewel Meyer   719-255-3265



The Counseling Center's mailing address is:

University Counseling Center 
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy 
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

If you are calling with an emergency from an off-campus phone, please hang up now and call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. If you are on campus, please call the Public Safety office at x3111, or you may dial 9-911 to call the 911 system.