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Counseling Services

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How can we help? 

The Counseling faculty are available to help students who wish to improve the quality of their academic and personal lives. We provide the following services:

Direct Care

  • Focus on holistic wellbeing
  • Non-cognitive skills development**
  • Present and future decision-making
  • Mentoring, coaching, guidance
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Career counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • Purpose coaching
  • Crisis response

**Non-cognitive skills are related to motivation, integrity, and interpersonal interaction. Examples include: emotional intelligence, self-efficacy, mindset, resiliency, and verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Basic Needs Support

We can connect you to resources for:

  • Food insecurity/Hunger
  • Homelessness/Housing insecurity
  • Emergency grants
  • Department of Economic Security (DES)

Counseling Classes and Workshops

We offer a variety of Counseling and Personal Development (CPD) classes – many of which transfer as university electives. In addition, our faculty present on a wide range of personal growth workshops throughout the semester. If you have an idea for a workshop, let us know!

Community Referrals

Counseling faculty do not practice as mental health clinicians; therefore, you may be referred to one of the following community resources:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Long-term therapy
  • Clinical mental health care
  • Diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Resolution of significant past traumas
  • Specialized care (PTSD, addiction, family therapy, etc.)
  • Medication
  • Ongoing crisis and trauma care