Office Of Counseling Services Services Offered
The Office of Counseling Services delivers a broad range of mental health services to the University community which include the following:
- Individual counseling
- Group therapy
- Psycho-educational workshops
- Referral to community resources
- Substance Use Education / Evaluation
- Referral to our staff psychiatrist for an evaluation for medication
- 24-hour crisis response
- Faculty/Staff consultation
Counseling Services Staff is committed to helping you get the most out of your college experience by offering individual counseling in which you can explore, in a confidential setting, concerns including
- Traumatic experiences
- Sexuality issues
- Substance abuse issues
- Grief and loss
- Eating disorders
- Relationship difficulties
- Stress and time management
- Difficulties with adjustment to college life
We also offer confidential screenings which will help us determine the presence of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Following a screening with one of our counselors, a follow-up appointment will be recommended and a treatment plan that best meets your needs will be discussed.
As a client of the Office of Counseling Services, you have a right to confidentiality. Click here to learn more.
A referral to another agency or person may be recommended and facilitated by Counseling Services to ensure your needs are met. We also may make a referral to our staff psychiatrist for an evaluation for medication to help address your symptoms. Clients are responsible for fees when referred to off-campus resources.
TIPS – Transition Information and Peer Support group
We offer the TIPS group for first-year and transfer students. This supportive group is led by one of our Counselors and attended by any students seeking support during their transition to college life. Please contact Molly Casebere for more information: email@example.com, 336-841-9159.
Counselors, depending upon education and license, adhere to the ethical guidelines set forth by the National Board for Certified Counselors or the National Association of Social Workers. Links to the Codes of Ethics for each can be found below.