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Welcome to The Counseling Center

The Counseling Center Presents: Spring 2021-Virtual Workshop Series, Making the Invisible Visible:

Event Date & Time: March 1st, 2021, 6.00 - 7.30 pm (Virtual) for students who are enrolled at App State. You can register for the event here.

The Counseling Center is happy to announce a new workshop: To be Young, Gifted, Black and Tired: Identifying and Recovering from Racial Battle Fatigue, presented by LaTonya Summers, PhD, LPCS, LCAS, MAC, NCC.

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Feb 26
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Welcome to Spring Semester 2021: Let's Connect!

We are excited about all the ways the Counseling Center is supporting students in the midst of the pandemic. We transitioned everything we do – all types of counseling, outreach, and education programs, consultation, and training of graduate student counselors – to telemental health and other virtual means. Please see Facts from Fall for important highlights from the fall.

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Feb 5
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The Counseling Center Presents: Spring 2021-Virtual Workshop Series, Making the Invisible Visible:

"You Good?: A Collaborative Conversation on Healing the Wounds of Racial Trauma from the Inside Out."

Sannyu McDonald Harris, MS, NCC, LCMHC, QS is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor who received her Bachelors in Psychology from Bennett College, her Masters in Counseling from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and she is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Regent University pursuing a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. Recently, she has had the pleasure of co-facilitating Inclusion Circles with the office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Cone Health where a focus on creating safe spaces to process “courageous conversations” around socio-cultural experiences is intentional. As a counselor, trainer, educator, and researcher, Sannyu McDonald Harris brings over 15 years of experience that drives a connection from the individual sense of belonging to organizational structure and policy with a focus on sound mental health and wellbeing. You can register for the event here.

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Feb 5
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Spring 2021 Feel'n Good Workshops!

We are offering workshops and activities throughout the semester to help you reduce isolation, build new coping skills, and increase mental wellbeing. These events are open to all App State students and do not require advance registration. They are offered live via Zoom (and some are also available as recordings on our YouTube channel and Instagram page). We can provide verification of attendance if your faculty members offer extra credit. Click here for the workshop schedule, and here for instructions to access the Zoom links. We hope to see you soon!

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Contact Us

1st Floor, Miles Annas Building
P.O. Box 32044
614 Howard Street
Boone, NC 28608
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.

- Please Note -
During Summer Sessions, Initial Consultation Hours at times may vary. Please contact us at (828) 262-3180 for our current schedule and to verify availability.

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.

For additional resources see our Emergency Services page.

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