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, postdoctoral residency, and masters-level training programs). We hope you find the information on this site helpful and informative.

 

June

Published June 13, 2017

Faculty & Staff

June is the month which marks the official start of summer here in Boone, one of my favorite seasons here in western North Carolina. I love the colors that come into being every June- the pinks and purples of mountain laurel and rhododendron, the lush greens of the trees and ferns, brilliant oranges of the flame azalea, and various hues from wildflowers along hiking paths and highways. I also appreciate June as Pride Month, which honors and remembers a pivotal series of events in our nation’s history, the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Each year, the month of June allows for space to celebrate diverse gender identities and sexual orientations through parades, concerts, parties, conferences, and memorials. This year, we also remember and honor those whose lives were lost one year ago at Pulse in Orlando. You will likely see rainbows and lots of color throughout the month, including social media. If you are interested in learning more about the history of Pride, check out the Library of Congress’s page at https://www.loc.gov/lgbt-pride-month/about/. You may also be interested in learning more about events in your area; http://www.gaypridecalendar.com/ has information about events taking place around the world related to Pride Month. You may also be interested in getting educated or learning more about campus resources, so consider visiting the LBGT Center in the Union or talking with someone here at the Counseling Center. 

Sincerely,

Stephanie Langston, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Clinical Services, Psychologist, HSP-P


Summer Groups Schedule Announced

Published June 9, 2017

Have you ever been interested in group therapy? Wanted to participate in a group to learn more about yourself and others? Wanted to gain perspective?

The Counseling & Psychological Services Center is offering the following groups. Included there are brief group descriptions with the days and times the groups are offered. To join a group, come to the Center during Initial Consultation hours (Monday - Friday 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m).   For more information please phone the Center at  (828) 262-3180 or drop by the Center on the first floor of the Miles Annas Student Support Building.

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A Toolkit for Self-Care after Cultural Trauma

Published October 17, 2016

The Association of Black Psychologists and the Community Healing Netwrok recently published a toolkit for people of color who have experienced cultural trauma due to racism, oppression, and discrimination. Please download the attachment below to access these resources.

If you have experienced cultural trauma and would like to learn more about our services, please do not hesitate to call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180. To speak to a mental health professional, you can walk into the Counseling Center (located on the first floor of the Miles Annas Building) during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For urgent mental health issues after 5:00 p.m. or on weekends, please call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on-call.

Download: Toolkit for Cultural Trauma


Our 2016-2017 Doctoral Interns & Postdoctoral Residents

Published October 11, 2016

The Counseling & Psychological Services Center is pleased to announce our doctoral interns for the 2016-2017 school year. They are Emily Lazar from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania , Predair Robinson from Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, California, and Whitney Spears from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.

In addition to our new doctoral interns, we are very pleased to announce our two new post doctoral residents, James E. Arnett, III and Sean Fowler. James comes to us by way of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. Sean hails from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.

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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.

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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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