Is counseling only for people who have emotional problems?

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

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How long can I receive counseling?

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.

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What is the difference between a counselor and an academic advisor?

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 and provide all services of academic advisors. An academic advisor is a professional staff or faculty member trained to assist students with academic planning. Advisors make referrals for […]

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What qualifications/credentials do the counselors have?

All of our counselors have master’s degrees and extensive coursework of additional post-graduate study.

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