Our Mission is to provide TCU student-athletes with goal-oriented counseling services to enhance their mental health and well-being, along with mental training services to sharpen mental performance in their sport. Sessions are confidential and typically last 45 minutes.

Counseling Services Can Help You

  • Learn how to reduce stress, anxiety and worry
  • Improve your mood
  • Feel more connected with others
  • Better understand your relationship with food and body image
  • Better manage academic pressures
  • Manage challenges that can come from family and peer relationships
  • Process grief

Mental Training Can Help You

  • Improve your confidence or motivation in your sport
  • Reduce performance anxiety
  • Be less hesitant in game situations
  • Learn strategies to cope with the ups and downs of a sport injury
  • Perform better in pressure situations
  • Improve team communication

Request Form for Counseling Services or Mental Training Consultation

Request Form for Counseling Services or Mental Training Consultation
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If you have an urgent need or are experiencing a crisis, you can call the TCU Counseling Center at 817-257-7863 Monday through Friday from 8 am-5 pm to speak with a Crisis Counselor.  In addition, you can contact the 24/7 TCU Counseling Helpline anytime day or night at 817-257-7233.  A third option available is calling or texting 988 to reach the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline 24/7.

Dr. Matt Johnson, Ph.D., LPC, CMPC
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Mental Performance Consultant


Courtney Messina, MA, LPC-S, LCDC


Cynthia Shrode, LPC 







Meyer-Martin Complex, Room 220 and 214. Located around the corner from The PAD, across from the 4-7s auditorium and Sports Nutrition within Student-Athlete Development.


TCU Counseling & Mental Health Center (Jarvis Hall room 232):  817-257-7863
For those that may prefer counseling services that are not housed within TCU Athletics

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