Texas Tech University

Getting Started in the MindSpa: Some FAQs

Staff of the Student Counseling Center at Texas Tech University

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?


Do I have to fill out paperwork to use the MindSpa?


What if I have questions about the MindSpa equipment?

The MindSpa is user-friendly and designed for independent use. Step-by-step instructions for biofeedback, the massage chair, Xbox 360 and the Audio Library are provided in the instruction manual. A set of audio instructions for biofeedback are provided on the computer desktops. 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