What is Counseling & Psychological Services?

Counseling & Psychological Services is a student service agency within the Division of Student Affairs. The major goal is to provide counseling services that help each student grow and develop emotionally, interpersonally, and intellectually.

Who is eligible for counseling services?

All currently registered students are eligible for services at Counseling & Psychological Services. You will be asked to show your FSU Card at each visit.

Who provides services at Counseling & Psychological Services?

The staff consists of licensed Psychologists, Mental Health Counselors, Clinical Social Workers, Art Therapists, and Certified Addiction Professionals. Services are also provided by masters and doctoral interns under the supervision of professional staff.

Why should I come to Counseling & Psychological Services?

As an individual, you have unique concerns and needs. Counseling & Psychological Services offers various counseling methods tailored to meet your needs. The following is a list of possible reasons you might want to see a counselor.

  • Alcohol/Drugs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness
  • Depression
  • Discrimination
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family
  • Grief
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Assault/Date Rape
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexuality
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Study Skills/Test Anxiety
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Time Management

How do I see a counselor?

We accept triage appointments during regular business hours.

Are Counseling & Psychological Services services confidential?

Counseling & Psychological Services records are not included in any of your other university records. All information about you, even acknowledgment of your visits, is confidential and cannot be released without your written permission.

What types of services are provided?

Counseling & Psychological Services provides individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, alcohol and other drug assessment and counseling and referrals. The center also offers a wide variety of workshops and presentations on mental health topics for student organizations, residence halls, and the university community.

How do I know if I need individual or group counseling?

The type of counseling you receive will be determined by you and your counselor. Sometimes a combination of individual and group counseling is the most effective treatment option.

What kinds of groups are offered at Counseling & Psychological Services?

A variety of groups are offered each semester. A group is formed when people with similar issues want to discuss and work on their common concerns. Groups may be short‑term or on‑going and consist of four to twelve people. Click here for more information on the groups currently available.