Your first visit (intake session) will give you an opportunity to meet with one of our staff to discuss your issues or concerns. Reasons for visiting the Counseling Center may include:
- Self Discovery
- Relationship Issues
- Grief or loss
- Other Wellness Concerns
Typically, our services our short term in nature. The average student visits us for five to six sessions. We look forward to discussing your individual needs to determine if our services are right for you.
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
All personal information discussed by students in counseling sessions is treated as confidential within the Center, with certain legally mandated exceptions. Counseling files are not part of University records and cannot be accessed by parents, guardians, university personnel or faculty without the student's written permission. Additionally, your attendance at the Counseling Center cannot be verified without your written consent.
Types of Services
Individual counseling sessions assist students in addressing a wide variety of issues related to adjustment to college.
You and one of our staff will sit down to map out your concerns while developing the best therapeutic approach to your specific needs.
Sessions may occur once a week or bi weekly, and typically last 45 to 50 minutes in length and are free.
The Counseling Center provides couples therapy for students and their significant others. The significant other will need to be a student at UNC to receive couples therapy.
Couples work can help with:
- Communication Techniques
- Effective Partnership
- Goal Setting
- Argument de-escalation
The Counseling Center offers a variety of therapy groups for students. In a safe and supportive setting, students have the opportunity to meet with others who have similar concerns. Group therapy is proven to be clinically beneficial and is often the service of choice by many of our students.
The Counseling Center offers psychiatric services for students who may benefit from medication evaluation and ongoing care. We are able to provide these services at low cost. To schedule with the psychiatrist, students must first schedule an intake session with a Counseling Center staff member.
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