From time to time, we all face difficult challenges that impact our lives. It is helpful to have caring support as we learn to cope with our circumstances. A BHC counselor can help you with your concerns, problems and challenges.
All counseling services are free to current BHC students. To schedule a confidential appointment, please call, email or stop by our office on either campus.
During your first appointment, a professional counselor will:
- help clarify your concerns
- explore ongoing counseling needs
- determine if additional services would be beneficial
We will help you whether your concerns are personal, educational or social. We assist you in exploring alternatives, weighing consequences and learning new skills to help you cope with and resolve the problems you are facing. Everything you discuss during your counseling session will be completely confidential.Common Student Concerns » Additional Resources »
Be sure to keep an eye out for these special events hosted by BHC Counseling:
- Social Services Fair each in the fall
- Therapy dog assistance the week before finals each fall and spring
- Awareness month activities
ASK!! Are you or is anyone you care about suicidal? Here are some links that may help! As always, you are more than welcome to talk to a BHC counselor about how to start the conversation, how to help someone you think might be hurting, or how to help yourself!
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-TALK
- Human Trafficking Awareness Handout (DOC)
- Human Trafficking Awareness Legislation (PDF)
- US Child Trafficking Facts (PDF)
A counselor is a faculty member as well as a master’s degree-level professional trained in counseling. Counselors also work with faculty and staff as consultants and trainers.
An academic advisor is a professional staff or faculty member trained to assist students with academic planning. Advisors make referrals for various student concerns to counselors or other campus services.
Due to a high demand for services, and to ensure that the greatest number of students can receive services, the college sets a limit on the total number of individual counseling appointments students may receive. Please discuss the specifics of this policy with your counselor.
No, counseling can also assist with the following:
- Adjusting to new surroundings/circumstances or a new culture
- Building self-esteem
- Choosing a major or career path
- Coping with grief, loss and depression
- Learning new communication skills
- Learning stress management
- Overcoming math or speech anxiety
- Overcoming social anxiety
- Resolving a conflict with a teacher, friend or relative