Student Counseling Services

TTUHSC El Paso Student Counseling Services are provided through students’ payment of the Student Services Fee. These resources are provided to enhance wellness by providing you, and any dependents you have, the opportunity to manage life’s problems before they become serious and impair your academic and professional performance.

These services include:

  • Short-term counseling sessions (Individual, Couple, and Family Counseling)
  • Providers in El Paso and via telepsychiatry so that you can choose the right provide for you and make your own appointment.
  • Confidentiality assured. TTUHSC El Paso receives no information with student names related to student counseling services.

For Academic Year 2020-2021 additional sessions beyond 5 may be provided. Please contact Hector Noriega at for additional sessions.

Frequently Asked Questions

TTUHSC El Paso provides up to five free counseling sessions per student per academic year. The student and/or any dependent living in the student’s household can utilize these five free counseling sessions.

You and/or your dependent may continue to receive counseling from the provider beyond the five (5) free sessions available through Student Counseling Services, but you will be responsible for the covering the provider’s fees for those additional counseling sessions. You might be able to use any insurance benefits that you have to help defray those costs. If you feel that longer-term counseling is needed and you want to use your insurance, please verify with the provider that they take your insurance.

Absolutely! Your use of Student Counseling Services is private and professional.

Confidentiality is regulated by federal guidelines. Without your formal written permission, no information whatsoever is released concerning your use of Student Counseling Services or the nature of your concerns. Therefore, if you seek assistance on your own, your use of Student Counseling Services will not become a part of your academic record and it will not compromise your reputation or future opportunities.

You do not need to go through the school to access Student Counseling Services. You may call the provider of your choice directly to schedule an appointment. If you have any questions about the Student Counseling Services.

Note: When calling for Student Counseling Services provides, please identify yourself as a TTUHSC El Paso student or family member.

Student Counseling Services Providers

Texas Tech Physicians – Child and Adolescent

800 N. Mesa Street
El Paso, Texas 79902


Texas Tech Physicians

4615 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79902

EyeLink Technologies (telepsychiatry)

1 Village Drive, Suite 350
Abilene, TX 79606


Living Hope Christian Counseling Service

1801 Wyoming Ave., Suite 102
El Paso, TX 79902

Counseling Center of Expressive Arts

1600 Medical Center, Suite B-1
El Paso, Texas 79902


Martha Dominguez, LCSW

5959 Gateway Blvd. W Suite #501
El Paso, TX 79925

Richard B. Patterson, Ph.D.

1605 Beech, Suite B
El Paso, TX 79925



1310 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79902


Emergence Health Network



If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Affairs and Wellness at 915-215-4786.


In case of an emergency, you may go to any emergency room, or the ones listed below, at your own expense.

University Medical Center
4815 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905


El Paso Psychiatric Center
4615 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905

The two numbers above serve as a 24-hour crisis line, available to any student or family member, whether or not you are currently receiving student counseling services.