Scheduling a Counseling Session Online

Welcome to College of the Desert's Counseling services using Cranium Café. Click on the icon below to open the scheduling form.

  1. Select the week you would like to schedule your appointment.

  2. Select the reasons you wish to have a session.

  3. Select whether you would like a phone, video, or in-person meeting.

  4. Select the available day you would like to have the meeting.

  5. Select the time slot with the counselor you wish to meet with.

    • If you do not see your preferred counselor at the time you want, click the Show More button to see if that time is available for that counselor.

  6. Fill out the intake form with your phone number and any details you would like to share for this meeting.

  7. Click on the Schedule Appointment link to finalize your request.

  8. You will receive an email with the session information and if you chose the video meeting, a link for your meeting.

Accessing Your Virtual Appointment

Online Counseling is a web-based service, utilizing webcam and audio. Cranium Café is compatible with Chrome and Firefox browsers only. Students using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge may experience technical problems when trying to connect to an online counseling session.