Student Counseling Service

Crisis Consultation

IF THIS IS A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION OR ONE THAT COULD RESULT IN HARM TO YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE, CALL 911.

If you have an urgent matter that you feel may result in a situation which is dangerous or is so intense it cannot reasonably wait to be addressed, please call SCS at 294-5056. Tell the receptionist that you feel an urgent need to speak to a counselor as soon as possible. You may also come in person to 3rd floor of the Student Services Building with the same request. The receptionist will arrange for you to speak to a counselor and together, you and the counselor will determine an acceptable plan which may include a same day crisis appointment. (more...)

OFFICE HOURS AND LOCATION---

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; walk in appointments for new service are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon.

GETTING STARTED

Intake appointments occur on a walk in basis: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon by checking with our receptionist.  No appointments are scheduled in advance.  For information call 294-5056.

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Counseling Services
Counseling services offered to students includeBiofeedback, Quick Start Workshops, Process Groups individual, and couples modes to address personal stress, relationship problems, mood or motivation problems, substance use,or eating disorder concerns, (more...)

Testing Services
Students participating in personal or career counseling at Student Counseling Services may be referred for clinical testing to aid in the counseling or career decision-making process. (more...)

Career Exploration Services
The main mission of the staff at the Career Exploration Services office if to provide individual career counseling
and assessment to help students improve their career decision-making skills and self-efficacy for making a
career choice. (more...)

Biofeedback Program
Biofeedback is a learning tool in which people observe their body’s physical responses and then use that information to control or alter their conditioned reactions, often resulting in greater relaxation, focus, and healthier coping responses. (more...)

Relaxation and Self Help Exercises
Join us in the Mind/Body Spa for free relaxation and self-help downloads. Choose from a number of activities that will help you manage stress and other concerns in your life. To access this site, click here

Professional Training Program
Training creates an essential vitality in our agency, yet it is secondary to our primary mission of providing counseling services to (more about Doctoral Internship/Professional Training....)


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Student Counseling Service of Iowa State University is searching for two term, full-time counselors with dates of employment beginning as soon as possible and ending on June 30, 2015.  Interested candidates can use the link below to go directly to the job announcement.

www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=85826