Welcome to the Counseling Center!

Here you will find information about the services we offer; how to get started; our scope of services; links to a variety of free screenings and mental health resources; information about our prevention and educational programming; and details about training opportunities (doctoral internship and masters-level training programs). We hope you find the information on this site helpful and informative.

Counseling Center Services
Emergency Information
If You Are Concerned About a Student!
How to Get Started Getting Help
Self Help Resources
Free Screenings and Prevention


Welcome (Back), Students!

Published August 31, 2015

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The Counseling Center would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new and returning students! The beginning of the academic year can be a stressful time. Please remember that the Counseling Center is here to support you, whether you are struggling with transitioning to App State, a recent break-up, anxiety, depression, eating concerns, or any other issue. Read more below for additional information on how you can get started at the Counseling Center.

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Fall 2015 Transfer Connect

Published August 31, 2015

The Counseling & Psychological Services Center is proud to announce our Fall 2015 Transfer Connect programs. Transfer Connect is meant to improve and enhance the transfer student experience. Many transfer students identify their three primary stressors as homesickness, financial stress, and a lack of connectedness to the university and community.

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Are You Interested in Group Therapy?

Published August 7, 2015

Our Counseling Center has a very successful Group Therapy program with a variety of groups! A list of this semester's groups can be found here.

But how can group therapy help you?

According to the APA (the American Psychological Association) - Benefits of Group Therapy

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Concerned About an Eating Disorder?

Published August 7, 2015

Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for health, productivity, and relationships. They are not a fad, phase or lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that affect a person’s emotional and physical health. People struggling with an eating disorder need to seek professional help. The earlier a person with an eating disorder seeks treatment, the greater the likelihood of physical and emotional recovery.

Research indicates that one of four college students struggles with some form of disordered eating.

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Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours emergency coverage for urgent mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, sexual assault, and other trauma.  Call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on call.

During operating hours, students in crisis can walk in any time.

Survive and Thrive - Suicide Prevention: Information and Training

Contact Us


Physical Address: 
1st Floor, Miles Annas Building
614 Howard Street 
Boone, NC 28608-2044

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 32044
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: 828-262-3180
Fax: 828-262-3182

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m

Initial Consultation Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m.

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