Students who seek services at the Counseling Center will initially meet with a counselor for an intake appointment. Depending on the student's needs, services rendered may include:
Also see: What to Expect from Counseling
Individual Personal Counseling:
Many students participate in short-term individual counseling, which typically involves attending weekly, 50-minute counseling sessions to address specific concerns. The duration of the short-term counseling varies according to students' needs, but counselors work to provide a brief counseling model in order to offer services to as many students as possible. During the busiest times, students who don't require immediate assistance may be offered a range of options, including:
Career Counseling and Educational Planning:
Counseling faculty assist students with
Students requiring specialized, long-term, court mandated, or other treatment that falls beyond the scope of the Center's services will be referred to treatment providers in the community who can meet their needs.
Counseling faculty provide consultations to students, faculty, staff, and families concerned about a student. The sorts of concerns addressed in such consultations include how to refer a student to the Center, information regarding campus and community resources, how to help a student in crisis, etc.
There are NO FEES charged for counseling appointments. There is a nominal fee for career assessments.