MATC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

MATC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

We understand that being a college student can be both exciting and overwhelming. When you need additional support, MATC has multiple mental health support options to help you work through whatever challenges you may be facing. All services are confidential and offered at no cost to students.

Counseling can help you process your feelings, identify options, set goals, and strengthen coping skills. Our Counselors provide a welcoming and safe environment to discuss a variety of issues, including:

  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Identity Exploration
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Job Loss & Financial Stress
  • Depression
  • Relationship Challenges
  • Bullying
  • Grief & Loss
  • Loneliness
  • Alcohol & Substance Use

In-person, phone, and virtual services are available by appointment
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
To check for same day appointment availability, please email

  • Downtown Milwaukee Campus - S Building: Room S209
  • Mequon Campus - Room A110
  • Oak Creek Campus - Room A209
  • West Allis - Virtual and phone appointments

Need the immediate assistance of a counselor?
Connect 24/7 by calling 414-297-7582 and selecting option 1.

Need to schedule an appointment?
To schedule an appointment with one of our Counselors, use our scheduling site, email or call 414.297-7582 and select option 2. 




Carlos Aranda, M.S., NCC, MAC, LPC, CSAC (Bilingual Spanish)
he/him/his | 414-297-7376

Nicole Wheatley, PhD, LPC
she/her | 262-238-2469

Nicole Gustafson, MS, LPC, C-DBT
she/her | 414-571-4566

Kate Cunningham, MA, LPC
she/her | 414-297-8389

Students needing an accommodation should contact or
call 414-297-6750.

If you are experiencing a life-threating emergency, please dial 911 or the National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline at 988.


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Do you need more scheduling flexibility for Counseling appointments, including after hours or weekends? MATC is partnered with BetterMynd, an online therapy platform, to offer no-cost, virtual teletherapy sessions from licensed Counselors. 

To register and get started, sign-up here.

If you have any questions about these services, you can also email BetterMynd at


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Do you prefer to seek advice and support from other college students? MATC is partnered with TogetherAll, a global 24/7 peer-to-peer online support community. TogetherAll also provides free resources and self help courses covering a variety of mental health and wellness related topics.

To get started, visit the website.