Student Counseling

For counseling to be most effective, students need to take an active role in the process.  Participation involves active listening, being honest, discussing personal concerns and a commitment to the process.  Rather than providing students with ready-made answers, a counselors can help them explore their own needs and solutions.

The reasons students come to counseling are as varied as the individuals involved. Some of the reasons include:

  • Family & home problems
  • Social Skills
  • Romantic relationships
  • Conflict resolution
  • Making decisions
  • Self-esteem
  • Depression & loneliness
  • Sexual concerns
  • Alcohol & drug problems
  • Academic/exam problems
  • Sexual preference issues
  • Transitional issues
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Stress management
  • Eating disorders
  • Rape/incest survivor