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Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

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This page is intended to provide parents, students, and others with information about frequently mentioned concerns and questions. Please access the appropriate portion of the dropdown FAQ menu on the left side of this page for information pertinent to your needs. Should you have other questions regarding our counseling center and services, please call CAPS at 590-7950.

Some common issues addressed in counseling are:

  • Experiencing some type of crisis
  • Doubts about succeeding in chosen field of study or in acclimating to the school environment.
  • Low mood, depression, or high level of anxiety that interferes with your ability to perform either academically or socially.
  • Alcohol or drug use / abuse.
  • Feelings of loneliness or isolation.
  • Cultural / racial issues.
  • Body image or eating issues.
  • Abuse issues either from the past or current.
  • Grief over loss.
  • Family issues.
  • Sexual identity issues.
  • Homesickness.
  • Study habits.