Your first visit with the Counseling Center will be a consultation session during which we can get to know you a bit and you can learn about us. Here is what to expect:
All initial consultations are scheduled on a same-day basis. Appointments for the day open up at 7:30 a.m.
Schedule your appointment for that day using the Campus Health Patient Portal or by calling the Counseling Center during business hours.
Once your appointment is scheduled, you will be asked to complete some paperwork ahead of time in the Patient Portal.
Initial consultations will be conducted via Healthcare Zoom, which has higher privacy protection than regular Zoom. Your consulting therapist will send you a Zoom link for the session via the Patient Portal.
You will also need to check in for your session 20 minutes prior to start time to complete the paperwork.
Your initial consultation will last approximately 45 minutes. You and the therapist will discuss your concerns and collaborate on a plan for next steps, which could include: