Mental Health Resources

Virginia Tech mental health resources

Cook Counseling for Graduate Students at the Graduate Life Center

Rita Klein, Ph.D. is now available for graduate students at Virginia Tech.  Dr. Klein is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist that has been at the Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech for the last 27 years. For the past several years she has been spending a portion of her time at the Graduate Life Center but is currently available exclusively for graduate students and has an office in the Graduate Life Center (Room 49).  Due to the current Pandemic she is seeing graduate students through secure Zoom meetings.

If you are having any difficulties that may be interfering with your ability to be productive on your graduate work or causing you unhappiness or discontent you are welcome to get in touch with Dr. Klein.

Phone: (540) 231-7809


Drop–in confidential zoom hours (no appointment necessary):
•Tuesdays 10 am – noon
•Thursdays 3 – 5 pm
•Fridays 3 – 5 pm

•Meeting ID: 5921817210
•Other times by appointment (call or e-mail)
•On-line appointment scheduling:

Hokie Wellness

  • (e.g. Mindfulness courses and resiliency workshops)
  • ADA and Accessibility Services

  • For accommodations at work for the neurodiverse or disabled
  • Ombudsperson for Conflict Resolution
    NPGA DEI Committee
    SON DEI Committee