What is individual therapy?
- A safe, accepting, and non-judgmental place to confidentially explore issues of personal concern, make decisions, learn about yourself, gain new life skills, and get support.
- Examples of some common issues students bring to therapy include:
- Relationship struggles
- Low self confidence
- Sexual concerns
- Grief and loss
- Identity confusion
- Healing from traumatic experiences
- Test anxiety
- Depression, anxiety, and other mental health diagnoses
- Sessions are 50 minutes long and confidential.
Who is eligible for individual therapy?
- Students are eligible for up to 12 sessions of individual therapy, couples therapy, or combination when they are actively taking classes.
- Students’ 12 session limit renews each May 31.
- Depending upon the nature of your concerns, you may be referred to another agency for services to ensure you receive the care warranted.
What is the cost for services?
- Fees for services are already included in students’ previously paid fees. No additional charges are incurred.
How do I know if I could benefit from individual therapy?
There are many reasons people seek therapy, ranging from difficulty going to work, school, and tending to important relationships to a desire to reach one’s fullest potential. Some questions to consider:
- Do you sometimes have a hard time being the person you want to be?
- Do your thoughts, feelings, or behaviors cause you pain?
- Do you want to learn more about your patterns in relationships with others?
- Are there worries in your life that you have not been able to resolve?
- Are family, friends, or other caring people concerned about you?
- Do you need new mental health providers after a move?
What is confidentiality?
- Confidentiality is one of the mental health field’s top priorities.
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How do I begin individual therapy?
- Call or stop by the TWUCC location closest to you to schedule an intake appointment.
- Arrive 20 minutes prior to your appointment to complete intake paperwork.
- In the 30 minute intake appointment, you and a therapist will begin to explore the nature of your concerns and goals.
- You and the therapist will collaboratively determine which resources available at the Counseling Center, (or another agency), are best suited to address your needs.
- Ongoing therapy sessions are scheduled by appointment at the conclusion of the intake appointment.
- During peak service times, you may be placed on a wait list for services. Referrals will also be provided.
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