Common Problems

Counseling Services has experience in treating various types of problems. Some common problems college students encounter are listed below:

  • Feeling depressed.
  • Family problems.
  • Conflicts in a relationship.
  • Being unable to concentrate on academic work.
  • Breaking up.
  • Feeling isolated and lonely.
  • The death of a friend or family member.
  • Coping with a traumatic incident.
  • Lack of confidence and self-esteem.
  • Anxiety about taking a test.
  • Fears about talking to a professor.
  • STRESS ... too much to do ... too many demands ... too little time.
  • Alcohol and substance use and abuse.
  • Sexual assault.
  • An unwanted pregnancy.
  • Serious concerns about a friend, roommate, or family member.

Consultation with Counseling Services:

If you are unsure of how to best handle a situation when a friend is distressed, we encourage you to reach out to Counseling Services to consult with one of our therapists.  A brief consultation may help you sort out the issues, explore alternative approaches, and identify resources.