HSU Student Counseling is located on the 2nd floor of Moody Center in Room 208!
As we continue to provide safe avenues of service, students have the option of in-person counseling sessions or remote sessions via our HIPAA- compliant Zoom platform.
If you are a student and you are interested in beginning counseling with us, contact us at email@example.com or call 325-671-2272. Calling or emailing will allow us to schedule you an appointment. We will respond to emails and voicemails within 1-2 business days.
If you are in crisis or are concerned for the safety of yourself or someone else, call 9-1-1 or HSU Police at 325-670-1911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Please do not leave a phone or email message.
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In conjunction with the Student Life mission to facilitate meaningful engagement and transformation, the Office of Counseling Services at HSU seeks to promote holistic wellness by:
- Providing Counseling, Consultation, Training, Prevention, and Education;
- Collaborating with students, staff, and faculty to ensure the richest care possible;
- Creating a supportive context to foster emotional, spiritual, relational, physical, and academic
- Enhancing community health by developing a deeper love for self and others.
Services And Resources
The HSU Counseling Department provides consultation, evaluation, support, and short-term counseling for students who are facing issues impacting their well-being. Our focus involves crisis intervention and stabilization, as well as traditional psychotherapy within a wide range of therapeutic approaches.
All full and part-time students are eligible to receive free, confidential, and voluntary counseling services at HSU, though not all students will qualify to see one of our University Counselors. Eligibility is determined by severity of need. Complete an intake form online to begin the process with our counseling services. If you do not qualify to receive counseling with the campus counselor, you will be referred to HSU Psychology and Counseling Center or other appropriate community resources.
If you have further questions, please email the Office of Counseling Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our FAQ page.
The OCS offers group therapy and workshops throughout the semester as need arises. If you are interested in a particular group and/or workshop, please let us know and we will do our best to help meet your needs.
- Suggestions for new groups or workshops are always welcome!
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- Support for specific populations: freshmen, veterans, LGBTQ, athletes, anxiety/depression, substance abuse, international students, etc.
- Relationship Wellness
Download our additional counseling resources by clicking here.
Student Counseling FAQ
Counseling is a way to help people as they face difficult life transitions and circumstances or painful emotions.
There are countless benefits to seeing a counselor. They can provide you with the support to significantly boost your mental health, cope with stress and difficult life situations, and refer you to additional resources.
Some of the benefits of going to see a counselor include:
- Helping you get through a distressing situation faster and in a healthier way.
- Coping skills to heal through current & future life situations.
- Learning to manage stress, anxiety, etc.
- Confidentiality: you can talk about a struggle or difficulty you’re experiencing with a professional, third-party outsider, with the security and privacy of a strict confidentiality agreement.
- Determine whether you’re experiencing a situational stressor or a mental health issue – get a diagnosis, treatment, resources, and recommendations either way.
- Prevent potential mental health issues from becoming a crisis.
- Support for confusion on gender identity and sexuality issues… and much more!
- We’re here to help.
If you feel that you may not be functioning well either emotionally, socially or academically, we encourage you to make an appointment. We to conduct an assessment and then offer a professional opinion on what route would be best.
Current HSU students are eligible to use the counseling center.
Students who wish to receive services can fill out this intake: https://hsucounseling.clientsecure.me/ can email email@example.com or call 325-671-2272 and leave your information.
In case of crisis, contact the University Counselor, the Residence Director (RD) on call, or campus police.