Counseling Services

Counseling Services

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FALL 2020 - COVID Information

  • Telemental Health Sessions Only: For the forseeable future, Counseling Services will hold all sessions, groups, outreach, etc. remotely.  Students in individual sessions will engage through the TAO platform using ZOOM technology. 
  • Medication Management: Students who are receiving medication management from Kristin Washington need to communicate via email with their counselor regarding their needs and current location. Kristin Washington is currently engaging in phone-based sessions only.
  • New Appointments: Students can schedule their telemental health intake by calling the front desk (323-2206) or online at the Medicat Patient Portal. Intake appointments are same-day only, so login first thing in the morning on the day you'd like your appt.
  • Ongoing Appointments: Students who are currently engaged in Counseling Services or who wish to resume services may call the front desk (323-2206) or email their counselor in order to schedule an appointment.
  • Self-Help: Students are encouraged to utilize the unlimited-access self-help resources through TAO and to review additional resource information listed on the Counseling Services webpage.
  • Crisis: If a student is in crisis, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255), or the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). 

 

Concerned About a Student?

If you're concerned about a student or friend, please review the information below and feel free to contact a member of our Counseling Services Staff.

    A Faculty and Staff Guide to Talking with Students in Emotional Distress

    A Faculty and Staff Guide to Referring a Student for Counseling

    Understanding Suicide

 

Contact the Counseling Services Staff

Last Updated: 7/8/20