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Counseling center offers two new support groups

Counseling center offers two new support groups

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

July 16, 2020

The University Counseling Center began offering two new support groups this summer: ALL Black Everything and the LION UP Recovery Book Club.  ALL Black Everything is a group that provides a space for discussing issues that affect the African American community on campus. The group is open to anyone ...

Counselors speak on the components of telemental health counseling

The University Counseling Center has been providing telemental health counseling since the start of the pandemic. Counselors were trained specifically in telemental health to start the virtual service.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

July 14, 2020

The University Counseling Center has been providing virtual services, known as telemental health counseling, to clients over the past few months.  Counselors and clients alike have had to adapt to the online counseling environment. For counselors, that meant undergoing extra training and adjusting cli...

University Counseling Center now provides coping resources virtually

Groups like RA Support Group and Here and Queer are among nine support groups that the university offers.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2020

The University Counseling Center now provides support groups for faculty and students virtually. Groups like RA Support Group and Here and Queer are among nine support groups that the university offers. To combat COVID-19 related stress, the UCC now offers two new groups. LION UP Recovery, established f...

University Counseling Center to offer teletherapy and online services

University Counseling Center to offer teletherapy and online services

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2020

Despite the vacancy of students on campus, university centers have remained committed to providing services to faculty, staff and students during the pandemic. The University Counseling Center has announced the launch of new remote services, including telemental counseling via Google Meet. Offering re...

UCC support group aids those with anxiety

Wes Erington, a mental health counselor at the University Counseling Center. Support groups facilities are provided by the UCC for students to get help. Overcoming Anxiety is a support group that meets Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the Studnet Union Annex room 2205.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The University Counseling Center is offering a means to help students who become overwhelmed. The UCC started the semester with the introduction of support groups. One program is the Overcoming Anxiety Support Group for students who have overwhelming thoughts during their time in college. Wes Errington,...

It is OK to get help

The University Counceling Center provides Gratitude Journal booklet to help students reflect on the positive aspects of their life.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Even though mental health is an important aspect of a healthy life, it may sometimes be swept under the rug. Mental health issues are a common problem among college students and anyone needing help must always seek it. According to the American Psychological Association, “the number of university...

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