Counseling Services

Counseling at the Student Health Center is provided in a safe, confidential environment in which you may explore and resolve personal problems. All sessions are one hour and are free of charge to currently registered and enrolled students. All counseling sessions are private and confidential. Counseling is intended to be short term. Some longer term counseling may be available, based on student need, the judgment of the clinician and counselor availability. In addition to individual counseling, the Student Health Center also offers couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy.

The Student Health Center provides several different forms of counseling:

Individual counseling

is one-on-one therapy for students who require individual, personal counseling. Therapy is provided by doctoral-level Interns under the direct supervision of a licensed Psychologist. Students must be currently registered and enrolled in to order to receive counseling services.

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Couples counseling

is offered to married, unmarried and same sex couples who are having relationship difficulties.

Family counseling

is available to students who are having difficulties within their family system. Family counseling also includes parent-child sessions, and is available to intact families, single-parent households, blended families and same sex parent families. One member of the family must be a currently registered and enrolled student in to order to receive family counseling.

Group counseling

is offered on a variety of special interest topics, including anxiety, coping, women in transition and many others. Students are screened prior to the commencement of group. Students must be currently registered and enrolled in to order to receive counseling services. Crisis Intervention counseling is offered on an immediate basis to students who are experiencing an emergency.

 

Counseling and Special Programs


The office of Counseling and Special Programs offers personal counseling, as well as academic and career counseling. Counseling is holistic in nature, and recognizes the personal, academic and career aspects of the fully functional student. All personal counseling is provided in a safe, confidential environment. Personal counseling sessions are either one half hour or one hour in duration, and are free to all students who are currently enrolled. Counseling sessions are primarily individual, and are intended to be short term.

Different forms of counseling

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Personal counseling

is offered to students who are experiencing problems that interfere with their emotional well-being, or interfere with their ability to do well in college and to continue in classes. Counseling is offered by trained Generalist Counselors and is available to all enrolled students.

Academic counselors

are available to discuss and help students with their educational program, to advise them about college or university entrance requirements, major requirements, General Education Certification, and the application process.

Career counseling professionals are available to assist students in choosing a career that will match their interests, skills, values and personality.

Crisis Intervention counseling

is offered on an immediate basis to students who are experiencing an emergency.