All clients are given a psychological symptoms assessment tool to aid in identifying a diagnosis and the level of treatment needed.
Counseling Services does not provide psychological testing, including ADHD testing, but can provide referrals to the community for students seeking these services.
Case management services are available for students who need assistance connecting to campus or community resources for such reasons as facing food or housing insecurity, academic assistance, or financial difficulties.
Counseling Services provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, and parents. Reasons for consultation may vary, but some examples might be, concern about a student or guidance on handling an interpersonal situation.
Couples counseling is offered to student’s in relationships as long as one of the parties is a current enrolled student. If the member(s) of a couple is not the enrolled student and needs individual counseling, their counselor will refer them to the community.
Counseling Services created the Creativity Center to provide the ASU community a fun place to engage their ingenuity through coloring, drawing, chalking, painting, or building a puzzle. The room is open for use Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For a virtual tour of the space, please check out this video: Creativity Center - YouTube.
If you are having a mental health crisis during business hours please come to Counseling Services for a walk-in appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Group counseling allows participants to learn skills and process stressors from a counselor and their peers usually around a specific issue or topic. We offer both closed groups to counseling services clients and open groups to any student in the ASU community.
Individual counseling allows a student to meet with a therapist to work together to develop a treatment plan in order for you to achieve your mental health goals. Due to the high level of student demand for individual counseling, students are typically seen on an every other week basis. If students need to be seen more frequently, Counseling Services can help provide community referrals.
Counseling Services provides mental health awareness, education, and training to promote a safe and healthy campus community. We are happy to provide student groups, departments, classes, or organizations with mental health education. Please visit Outreach for more information on how to schedule an outreach or training.
Counseling Services created the Rams Relaxation Room to provide the ASU community a calm environment to de-stress. The room features a massage chair, a place to study, do yoga, or take a nap. The room is open for use Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is available for up to 8 students at a time. For a virtual tour of the room, please check out this video.
For mental health conditions outside the scope of our services, your counselor will gladly help you find resources in the community that better meet your treatment needs. Additionally, if you are graduating, withdrawing, or are interested in other treatment options, your counselor can assist you in finding the right resource for you.
In addition to providing standard face to face therapy, Counseling Services is also offering teletherapy via telephone or video-conferencing sessions. This service is primarily for distance learners who have paid the medical services fee and immuno-compromised students. Certain restrictions apply, please contact us at 325-942-2371 for more information.