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Academic Support

Therapeutic and Personal Counseling

Biola Psychological Center

Thanks to the established partnership SCU has made with Biola Psychological Center, students can receive numerous therapeutic services at a discounted rate.  Those interested must pick-up a referral form from the Academic Support Office prior to making an appointment.  We look forward to sharing with you the various ways our community can help you. 

Biola Psychological Center
12625 La Mirada Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638

Biola University provides the following services:

  • Anger Management
  • Marriage Enrichment
  • Divorce Counseling
  • Grief Recovery
  • Couples Counseling
  • Teenage Issues
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Men’s/Women’s Issues
  • Drug and Alcohol counseling

Personal Counseling 

In addition to academic struggles, student life is full of social and emotional challenges.  It is not uncommon to feel depressed, overwhelmed or stressed at some point during your time in your program. See the resources below and come into the ASO to talk about how we can help.  We care about you.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Depression Hotline - Support Group: 1-800-826-3632 
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center: 1-800-560-0717
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline:  1-800-799-7233

Dr. Marc Bock

SCU faculty member Dr. Marc Bock is available for personal counseling/consulting every Tuesday (additional hours can be provided if necessary).  He holds a Doctorate in Chiropractic and a Ph.D. in Psychology – his motto is “Stretch and Shrink”.  Dr. Bock uniquely integrates chiropractic and psychological care into true wellness care. 

Feel free to visit his website at To get more information or a referral to Dr. Bock please contact Academic Support.