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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
  • Outreach
  • Training

Counseling Services Staff are 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:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • 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 your needs and how we can best offer assistance. Following a screening with one of our counselors, a follow-up appointment may be recommended and a treatment plan that best meets your needs will be discussed.

 

Confidentiality

As a client of the Office of Counseling Services, you have a right to confidentiality. Click here to learn more.

Referrals

A referral to another agency or person may be recommended and facilitated by Counseling Services to ensure that your needs are met. We also may make a referral to our Staff Psychiatrist for a consultation and evaluation for medication to help address your symptoms. Clients are responsible for fees when referred to off-campus resources.

Ethical Guidelines

Licensed Professional Counselors adhere to the American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics.  You may view a link to this code below:

https://www.counseling.org/resources/aca-code-of-ethics.pdf

 

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