Individual Counseling

Individual Counseling

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All the counselors are licensed mental health providers. Due to demand for counseling, the Counseling Center counselors have individual appointments with clients on a biweekly basis in order to accommodate all students.  The Counseling Center operates on a short-term, goal-oriented model and most students see a counselor for only 4-7 sessions.

Concerns WITHIN Counseling Center’s Scope of Practice:

  • Anxiety and/or panic concerns
  • Depression and lack of motivation
  • Stress
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal concerns regarding friends, family, roommates, romantic partners, etc.
  • Self-confidence concerns
  • Identity development related to various dimensions of identities (sexual, racial/ethnic, religious, gender, etc.) and connection to healthy supports on campus
  • Academic performance, motivation, and perfectionism or other issues that affect academic performance
  • Non-complex traumatic events (Single event trauma): car accident, death, bullying, etc.

Concerns OUTSIDE the Counseling Center’s Scope of Practice that may require a referral to an outside / community provider:

  • Students who need weekly or more frequent sessions
  • Students who are already in treatment with another mental health provider
  • Students seeking documentation for Emotional Support Animals
  • Students seeking therapy only to obtain documentation for another college department
  • Couples or family therapy
  • Comprehensive psychological evaluations of any type, including but not limited to: forensic evaluations, custody or divorce assessments, academic disability, neuropsychological exams, ADHD or Autism Spectrum assessments, etc.
  • Complex PTSD or complex trauma
  • Active/Impairing significant eating concerns/disorders
  • Active/Impairing drug or alcohol problems as the primary presenting issue
  • Untreated psychotic disorders

 If you are not sure whether counseling is the best fit for you, make an appointment, and we'll assess your situation together.  You can make an appointment by walking into the Counseling Center located in the Ladd Center or by calling 706.236.2259.


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