LMU Burns Recreation Building, where SPS is located

Contact SPS

To contact Student Psychological Services at Loyola Marymount University or to make an appointment, call (310) 338-2868.

Emergency Contacts

In case of an emergency or crisis, contact:

  • On-Campus Emergencies: LMU Public Safety at (310) 338-2893
  • Off-Campus & Life-Threatening Emergencies: 911

Office Hours

Monday 8am-5pm  
Tuesday 8am-5pm  
Wednesday 8am-5pm 5pm - 7pm by appointment only* 
Thursday 8am-5pm  
Friday 8am-5pm  

* Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday hours are 8am - 7pm during the academic year and return to 8am - 5pm on University academic holidays and during summer sessions.

SPS Office Location

Student Psychological Services is located on the second floor of the Burns Recreation Center, on the north side, directly above the Student Health Center. For those needing elevator access, an elevator is located at the rear entrance of the building.

Meet the SPS Staff

Our therapists have advanced degrees, training, and experience in clinical and counseling psychology. SPS is here to help students develop their full personal, social, and intellectual potential during your years at LMU. We also hope to help students adapt to life's many challenges and opportunities.

SPS Staff Photo 21-22

  • Kristin Linden, Ph.D., Director of Student Psychological Services
  • Mimi Hoang, Ph.D., Psychologist
  • Rebecca Rutchick, Psy.D., Psychologist
  • Hung Tran, Psy.D., Psychologist
  • Viviana Vallin, LPCC, Staff Clinician
  • Alejandro Aguirre, LMFT, Staff Clinician
  • Angela Garland, Psy.D., Staff Clinician
  • Mark Papp, Psy.D., Staff Clinician
  • Amanda Tom, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Eva Kram, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Michael Kanell, O.D., Consulting Psychiatrist
  • Becca Okida, Health Educator/Referral Coordinator
  • Angie Perez, Senior Administrative Coordinator
  • Blanca Madrigal, Administrative Coordinator
  • Buster, Therapy Dog