Psychological Counseling Services provides professional, ethical, and confidential psychological counseling to students. Voluntary, non-coerced participation is emphasized. Students can arrange individual appointments with a professional counselor. All counseling faculty are licensed clinicians and have extensive training and experience assisting students with a wide range of psychological and interpersonal concerns.
Listed below are some of the common issues that students present:
- negative or depressed mood
- dealing with a crisis
- stress management
- academic focus and success
- concerns about eating & body image
- abuse of alcohol and other drugs
- grief and loss
- personal relationships
- family relationships
- multicultural issues
- dealing with trauma and abuse
- Counseling is available, free of charge, to currently enrolled students at California State University, Stanislaus.
- Students enrolled only in extended education courses are eligible for a consultation meeting.
- Consultation is available from PCS to review a situation or to obtain information about resources. Consultation is available to students, faculty, staff, or community members.
- Couples CounselingPsychological Counseling Services offer relationship counseling for partners or spouses to work on behaviors, communication or other issues facing them as a couple. Both partners/spouses must currently be enrolled students at Stan State to participate in couples counseling.
- Psychological Counseling Services offers workshops, outreach, and consultation.
- Services are offered using a proactive, developmental and systemically-oriented model.
- Psychological Counseling Services supports a multicultural, collaborative, and diverse campus community.
Psychological Counselors assist students to develop cognitive and emotional integration, relationship skills, and personal resilience.