The Counseling Center offers services to full-time enrolled students in need of assistance with academic, personal-social, or career concerns. In addition, consultation services are available to faculty who are concerned about students who show evidence of difficulties in the above areas. The Center’s staff includes 12 professionally trained psychologists and counselors who are committed to helping students meet their personal and educational goals.
The Center offers personal counseling in areas such as self-esteem, depression, sexual identity, relationship conflicts, eating disorders, trauma and abuse issues, and family of origin concerns.
Group counseling offers students the opportunity to interact with others who have similar concerns while developing more satisfying relationships.
Career development helps students determine their aptitudes and interests, assess their career-related values, explore career opportunities, and develop strategies to achieve career goals.
On-line workshops are available on the Counseling Center website on a variety of topics for those who are interested in accessing skill building independently.
The Center’s staff offers workshops designed to educate students, faculty, and staff about a variety of topics, such as stress management, dating violence, acquaintance rape, interpersonal relationships, and communication skills. In addition, the Counseling Center houses the Sexual Assault Response Team, the SAFE SPACE program, and QPR Gatekeeper Training. Counseling staff members will conduct specific programs for campus groups or classes by request if notified two weeks in advance. Please see on-line outreach request form.
Counselors are also available to assist faculty who encounter students in crisis. The number to call during regular business hours Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM, is (912) 478-5541, or after hours, (912) 478-5234.