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Office Of Counseling Services

Counseling Services

The High Point University Office of Counseling Services strives to provide assistance to students who may experience emotional, behavioral, and/or psychological concerns during the transition into, or during, college life. As this is a time for change and growth, we recognize that it brings with it exploration of your abilities to manage stress, build relationships, balance work and play and learn more about wellness.

Counseling services are available at no cost to all currently enrolled students at High Point University.

Location

Counseling Services is located on the 3rd Floor of the Slane Center. Office hours are from 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

Office of Counseling Services
High Point University
3rd Floor Slane Center
High Point, NC 27268
336-888-6352
336-888-6306 (Confidential Fax)
counseling@highpoint.edu

Appointments

Our goal is to see students in a reasonable time period. We make every effort to schedule appointments that work with your class schedule. We ask that you try to schedule an appointment as early as possible if you have concerns. As the nature of counseling must address emergency/crisis situations first, we encourage you not to wait to call until you feel you are in a crisis. If you are experiencing considerable distress at the time of your call, please make this known to the staff immediately.

You may schedule an appointment in one of several ways.

  1. Email us at counseling@highpoint.edu
  2. Stop by Counseling Services on the 3rd floor of Slane to make an appointment in person during our business hours.
  3. Call Counseling Services at 336-888-6352.    PLEASE NOTE: If you are having a mental health emergency, please do not email us or leave a voice mail and wait for a returned call. We want you to receive help immediately. In the case of emergency, please follow the instructions listed on our Crisis Situations / Emergencies page.

Groups for Fall 2017

Process Group Therapy

All are WELCOME – this group is open to all HPU students. There is no sign up or prior contact with Counseling Services needed.

A process group is an opportunity to talk about issues that are on your mind with trained mental health professions and other HPU students. It is a time to share thoughts, feelings and experience with the goal of helping each other. You can come one time just to talk about a pressing issue or come every week to get help from a group of supportive people. This is an opportunity to get support while deciding if counseling is right for you or to gain support while waiting for your upcoming appointment at Counseling Services.   Process Group will meet  during the Fall 2017 semester on Fridays at 12:30 in Wilson 229.

Recovery Mindset Group

To participate in this group a student will need to sign up for the group at Counseling Services, 3rd Floor Slane Student Center by either walking in to the office or calling 336-888-6352. This group is a non-judgmental and open place to explore issues of addiction and harm reduction. The focus is on recovery and is for students who may want to talk about how mental health issues such, as substance use, effects their life. All areas of recovery are welcome and individuals thinking about reducing or exploring their use patterns are welcome as well.

 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)

E-mail: studentlife@highpoint.edu