Counseling Center FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Counseling Center? Back to Top
The center is in the lower level of Theresa Hall in Room 016.
How do I make an appointment? Back to Top
Simply stop by and fill out the forms on the clipboard or call 410-532-5384 (x5384).
What kinds of problems do students have who go to the Counseling Center? Back to Top
Some are generally stressed or feeling down. Others want help with a specific question or concern. Some have long-standing issues that they want to resolve, others want a place to talk about daily events and have someone listen and not judge them. Some of the more common problems have been anxiety, relationship difficulties, depression and family problems.
How long do I have to go? Back to Top
Appointments are usually for 50 minutes, once a week. Some students go only one time and others go for the entire year. This is something that you and your counselor can determine.
Who are the counselors? Back to Top
The counselors are psychology graduate students pursuing their master's or doctoral degrees from area colleges. They are typically in advanced stages of their training and are experienced and closely supervised. Clients report very positive experiences from their counseling sessions.
Do I have to pay for counseling? Back to Top
Counseling is free to all full-time day students. Following a complimentary intake appointment, the fee for further counseling for part-time students is $50 per semester.
Does the Counseling Center offer other services? Back to Top
Yes, the Center offers group counseling, consultations, workshops and referrals. If the center is unable to provide a particular service requested, the staff can usually direct you to someone who can.
Who has access to my file? Back to Top
Files are strictly confidential and only counselors have access to them.