Texas Tech University

Getting Started in the MindSpa: Some FAQs

  • Who can use the MindSpa?
    The MindSpa is available to Texas Tech University faculty, staff, and enrolled students by appointment only.
  • What are the MindSpa's hours?
    Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM when the University is open.
  • How do I schedule an appointment?
    Call or stop by the Student Counseling Center in 201 Student Wellness Center (corner of Flint and Main), 742-3674. If you are a current SCC client, you may schedule an appointment through your counselor.
  • How long is an appointment?
    45 minutes
  • Do I have to be an SCC client to use the MindSpa?
    No
  • Do I have to fill out paperwork to use the MindSpa?
    No
  • What if I have questions about the MindSpa equipment?
    The MindSpa is user-friendly and designed for independent use. In the Relaxation Room, step-by-step instructions for biofeedback, the massage chair, and the Audio Library are provided in the instruction manual. In both the Relaxation Room and the Mind & Body Room, a set of audio instructions for biofeedback are provided on the computer desktops. Mind & Body Room instruction manuals also have written information and instructions for both biofeedback and Xbox 360 equipment. Front desk staff are available if additional assistance is needed.
  • Please Note: It is important to consult your health care professional before beginning any independent stress management program. Go to Precautions for more information about possible risks.

    Student Counseling Center