Counseling & Wellness Center

Appointment Types

In order for us to best serve you, let's figure out what type of appointment you need!

Same Day Appointment
(Call before 9 a.m.)
Scheduled Intake/
On-going Therapy
Crisis/Emergency
Whom is this appointment for?New and returning clientsNew and returning clientsClients who are at risk of harming themselves or others
and/or
Clients who've recently experienced significant trauma
How long is this appointment?30 minutes45 minutesIt varies!
This appointment is great if...
  • Your thoughts or feelings are interfering with your functioning, but you have no thoughts of suicide
  • You need help making a major decision within a few days
  • You've just received some distressing news and are having trouble coping
  • You want to consult about a friend
  • Same as the same day examples, but you're able to function okay and can wait for the next available appointment
  • You want to process on-going issues about your relationships, family, life path, etc.
  • You've been diagnosed with a mental health condition and you want to establish on-going support
  • You are currently thinking about suicide
  • You have a plan for suicide
  • You are thinking about/have a plan to harm someone else
  • You've recently been the victim of a crime or other traumatic event and are having difficulty functioning
What can I expect in the session?
  • The counselor will listen to your current concerns and will gather basic background information
  • Your counselor may give you tips on how to cope
  • You and your counselor will decide if a follow-up appointment would help
  • Your counselor may refer you to other resources, on and off campus
  • The counselor will do a more thorough assessment of your concerns
  • Your counselor may give you tips on how to cope
  • You and your counselor will decide if a follow-up appointment would help
  • Your counselor may refer you to other resources, on and off campus
  • Think of this as a trip to the emergency room. Our goal is to ensure that you are safe, and that you have able to stay safe
  • If you and/or your counselor believe you cannot stay safe, we will refer you to appropriate resources in the community
  • You and your counselor will also develop a follow-up plan before you leave our office