COUNSELING & WELLNESS
 
 
 
frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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  1. Who is able to attain Counseling through the Counseling Center?
  2. What are the counseling center hours?
  3. Where is the counseling center located?
  4. Do I need an appointment to see a counselor?
  5. Is counseling time-limited?
  6. How much will I have to pay for services?
  7. Is my counseling information kept confidential?
  8. What services are available at the counseling center?
  9. Why seek services at the Counseling Center?
  10. What if I have an emergency or crisis situation after counseling center hours?

Who is able to attain Counseling through the Counseling Center?
All students, faculty and staff may obtain individual personal, academic, career, and group counseling through the Counseling Center.

What are the counseling center hours?
The center hours are from 9:00 am-9:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00 am-5:00 pm on Friday during the fall and spring semester.  Counseling center hours are 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday during the summer semesters.

Where is the counseling center located?
We are located in building #13 St. Joseph Student Academic and Health Resource Center, 2nd floor, Room 202.

Do I need an appointment to see a counselor?
Walk in counseling is available during counseling center hours. You can also call (504) 520-7315 to schedule an appointment.

Is counseling time-limited?
No, counseling services are offered on a long-term continual basis as long as the problem persists.

How much will I have to pay for services?
All services are free!!

Is my counseling information kept confidential?
Yes, confidentiality is vital to providing the most effective services. Disclosure is not allowed without the written consent of "you" the student. The only exceptions to written consent are if the student is at risk of harm, plans to harm someone else, or if a child or elderly person is being abused.

What services are available at the Counseling Center?
We offer numerous services including individual counseling, group counseling, study skills sessions, disability services, strong interest inventory, outreach programs, and wellness programs.

Why come to the Counseling Center?
The counseling center is beneficial if you are facing any stressors, difficulty adjusting to college, relationship problems, academic concerns, low self-esteem, depression, and anger, just to name a few concerns.

What if I have an emergency or crisis situation after counseling center hours?
Call Campus police at 504-520-7490, 911, or 24 hour Metropolitan Crisis Continuum Services 504-826-2675 or 24 hour Cope Crisis Hotline at 504-269-2673 or 1-800-749-2673.

 
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