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The services that are provided are short-term and are free to GSW Students, Faculty and Staff
Some issues that are addressed include alcohol-related problems, date rape, domestic violence and sexual abuse/violence.
If Counseling Services is unable to provide the necessary services for a client, alternative recommendations are discussed and appropriate referrals are made.
How Do I Know If I Should Seek Counseling?
If you or someone you know has been:
Some common signs indicating that a student is in need of help:
The center operates on an open door policy. however, appointments are accepted. Please indicate if the situation is an emergency. If you are not sure about the appropriateness of a referral, call the center for a consultation.
Counseling Services staff adhere to standards of confidentiality as set forth by the American Counseling Association.
Generally, information about a student is not released without written permission from the student. Exceptions include instances of suspected child abuse or when students are in danger of harming themselves or others.
The mission of Counseling Services is to provide professional resources that address the emotional/psychological, educational, social, spiritual and developmental needs of Georgia Southwestern State University students. These services will be accomplished through counseling, crisis intervention, educational/outreach programming and assessment in order to assist students to become successful and productive throughout their college experience and beyond.
Alma Keita ED.S., NCC, LPC
Directory of Counseling Services
Student Success Center, Room 3400
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