The mission of the office of Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) is to support students in achieving personal and academic goals. To prepare them to meet the lifelong challenges and the responsibilities associated with living and working in communities of their choice. This is accomplished through the prevention and treatment of psychological and addictive disorders, and difficulties associated with normal development. In support of this primary mission, CPS will:
- Offer individual, group, couples counseling, psycho-educational programs, evaluations, and referral services.
- Promote the understanding of individual differences and encourage the healthy psychological and environmental development of students.
- Train and supervise graduate-level counselors to meet the need for training experiences in the field. To assist in providing a level of staffing commensurate with student demands for counseling services.
- Conduct research in the field of counseling psychology and participate in professional development experiences to guide counseling practice and the development of programs and policies.
COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Psychological services are provided by masters- and doctoral-level professionals who are also faculty members at the university. In addition, the center serves as a training site for masters-level trainees, who provide counseling services under the supervision of the faculty.