Health and Wellness

Woodbury University offers a variety of medical and wellness resources for our students, offered by the offices of the Health Center/First Aid, Counseling Services, and Disability Services. The medical and counseling staff includes licensed professional practitioners.

Student Health Insurance

View the health insurance policies offered to students by Woodbury:

Health Insurance Website

Create an account for UHCSR:

How to create an account for Uhcsr

Get your insurance card:

UnitedHealthcare student resource page

Health Center | First Aid Station

First Aid Services 

  • First Aid Services
  • Over-the-counter medication
  • Health insurance plan management
  • COVID-19 related case management – currently following CDC guidelines.

For additional information call (818) 252-5238 or email healthcenter@woodbury.edu

Accessibility and Disability Services

The Disabilities and Accessibility Services Office (ODAS) is committed to providing members of the campus community of all abilities access to University programs, services, and activities. The Coordinator of Disabilities and Accessibility Services is available as a resource to implement reasonable academic, physical, or technological accommodations.

To contact the ODAS, call (818) 394-3345 or email disabilities@woodbury.edu

Learn more here:

Services for Students with Disabilities

Counseling Services

The mission of the office of Counseling Services is to foster the well-being of all Woodbury University students with the belief that emotional health and wellness are conducive to academic success. When students are socially, emotionally and mentally healthy, they are able to learn, access their own unique creativity, and recognize and develop to their full potential.


  • Short-term individual, couple and/or family counseling
  • Workshops and presentations on a variety of topics
  • Support groups (organized around student interest)
  • Consultation with Woodbury faculty, staff, students and parents for help in understanding a student who is experiencing distress
  • Referrals to psychiatric and specialized mental health services


  • BBS (Board of Behavioral Sciences)
  • LMFT: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

The Counseling Services Department is committed to assisting Woodbury students with mental health or wellness-related concerns, at no additional cost. Therapy and interventions are provided by Qualified Mental Health Professionals who treat a variety of complex mental health problems from an evidenced-based,  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused approach.

The Director of Counseling Services is a State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, available to answer questions you may have regarding mental health, community resources, or counseling.

For questions, more information, or to make a student referral contact:

Ruth Burgher-Gibore, MA, LMFT
Director of Counseling Services

or complete the required intake forms here to get started.
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