Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

UCSF provides Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) services for UCOP employees who are residents of California. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consists of Psychologists and Postdoctoral Interns. Our services are voluntary, free, and confidential and include individual counseling, consultation to managers and supervisors, and assisting in the investigation of threats and violence within the workplace (Threat Management Team). Services provided include:

May Mental Health Awareness Events and Activities

During Mental Health Awareness Month in May, join FSAP for a series of initiatives and events aimed at promoting mental well-being and fostering a supportive community at UCSF. For a complete list of events, activities, and registration please visit:


Mental Health Bingo

Mental Health Bingo offers a lighthearted and enjoyable way to prioritize self-care and engage in activities that bring joy and fulfillment. For an overview, background, and basic instructions please visit:

UCOP employees can download the Mental Health Bingo card and Justification and Benefits Story Card here:


Wholesome Story Hour

Introducing Wholesome Story Hour, a unique and low-stress opportunity to foster a sense of community, connection, empathy, and humor within your teams. For an overview, background, and basic instructions please visit:


Green Awareness Campaign

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we're inviting you to make a meaningful statement by wearing green throughout the month! By donning the color of growth, renewal, and hope, you'll not only show your support for mental health awareness but also help spark important conversations and reduce stigma surrounding mental health challenges.

Join the Green Movement for Mental Health Awareness Month


*FSAP is open for business with counselors working remotely. FSAP will be conducting all therapy sessions via telemental therapy through a HIPAA compliant platform or by phone.

*To be eligible for FSAP services, you must be a resident of California. Our office is staffed by licensed psychologists in the state of California and is authorized by the California Board of Psychology, Department of Consumer Affairs, to provide counseling services exclusively to residents of California. Due to state licensing regulations, we are unable to extend our individual counseling services to individuals residing outside of California. You can schedule a one-time FSAP consultation appointment to discuss referrals and mental health resources in your state.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – UCPath Center Employees

The Employee Assistance Program provides services for UCPath Center employees. UCPath has partnered with Professional Resources to provide this service. The EAP counselors are Master's or Doctoral degreed professionals with experience in a variety of Human Services fields. Appointments are scheduled away from your workplace to protect confidentiality. Services are voluntary, free, and confidential. Professional Resources offers referral services, brief therapy, services for you and your dependents, daytime / evening / weekend appointments, multiple locations, and assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

EAP Informational Brochure


What you share is held in strict confidence. No personal information is placed in personnel or departmental files or discussed with anyone without your specific consent. Feel free to ask about this if there are questions.


Talking through the issue is helpful and often times sufficient. At other times, referral to external resources is appropriate. Our office will help identify resources that are affordable and convenient.