Student Life Office | Counseling
Campus Counseling Services
Centre's Campus Counseling Services, located in Parsons Student Health Center, include professional services provided to Centre students to assist them in being productive, successful, and well-adjusted young adults. Counseling is provided by two full-time licensed mental health professionals, who are experience in addressing a wide variety of problems. Any currently enrolled Centre student is eligible to use these services. There is NO CHARGE for counseling.
Counseling sessions are confidential within the limits of the law. Legal exceptions to confidentiality apply when there is a serious risk of harm to self or others, or when there is abuse which falls under mandatory reporting requirements. confidentiality is taken seriously, and is reflected in the number of students who annually seek assistance, and who respond to Satisfaction Surveys. Counseling records are kept separately from Parsons physical health records, and from students' college educational records.
Types of problems for which students seek counseling:Transition to College
Stress and Anxiety
Time Management, Study Skills
Relationship and Family issues
Grief and Loss
Any problems affecting a student's adjustment to college life
Flexible appointment times are available each weekday during the academic term. Students are offered appointments which do NOT conflict with their class schedules.
Counseling appointments are made by calling the Director of Counseling at x5740, or 859-238-5740 from an off-campus phone. The Parsons Student Health number may also be called at x5530 or 859-238-5530.
Evening and Weekends Emergency Procedure:
For an afterhours counseling crisis, which requires immediate attention, students may call 859-238-5740, and voice mail will give the emergency number. Or students may call the Department for Public Safety at 859-236-4357. In an immediate life-threatening crisis, 911 should be called.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 24 hours per day
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