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Office Of Counseling Services

Services Offered

Counseling services are available to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students!  

Services Offered

  • Individual counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Psycho-educational workshops
  • Referral to community resources
  • Substance use education/evaluation
  • Referral to our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for medication evaluation
  • 24-hour crisis response
  • Faculty/Staff consultation
  • Outreach
  • Training

Please check  Updates on Covid-19 to learn how current safety precautions may affect services and accessing care. 

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 concerns in a non-judgmental, safe and confidential setting.  Common concerns and issues we work with include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self esteem
  • Traumatic experiences
  • Sexuality and gender identity
  • LGBTQ affirming
  • Substance misuse and abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Stress and time management
  • Difficulties with adjustment to college life
  • Behavior change

Interested in receiving services?

The Office of Counseling Services  is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. We offer same day triage appointments Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

  • Same day triage appointments are 15-20-minute consultations with a licensed clinician.  It is not a therapy session.
  • You and a counselor will discuss needs and level of care.
  • Please come directly to our office if you are experiencing a mental health emergency.  If your are experiencing a mental health emergency after business hours or on a weekend, please call Campus Security and Safety at 336.841.9111.  Learn more by visiting out Mental Health Emergencies page  .
  • Please note, we cannot make appointments for students by third parties.
  • Students must decide to access care on their own, even if they are minors under the age of 18, in which case, we must also have parental consent for services to begin.

We are currently offering same day triage by phone, please call us at 336- 888-6352 

Please check  Updates on Covid-19 to learn how current safety precautions may affect services and accessing care. 

Medication Services

  • The Office of Counseling Services offers medication services with a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. There is no fee to see this provider.
  • A client may meet with this provider to discuss medication options but must be referred by a staff counselor.
  • A client must be engaged in counseling and following a treatment plan with The Office of Counseling Services in order to access this service.
  • Counseling services can refer to local community psychiatric providers if the student does not wish engage in counseling.
  • We do not have an on-campus pharmacy, but your medications can be delivered to Student Health Services from Deep River Pharmacy.
  • Prescriptions are billed to your insurance and you are responsible for any copay associated with filling prescriptions.

Referrals

A referral to another agency or person may be recommended and facilitated by Counseling Services to ensure that your needs are met.

Confidentiality

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

Ethical Guidelines

Counseling Ethical Guidelines : Licensed Professional Counselors adhere to the American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics.

 

 

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