We also provide crisis counseling, group counseling, and outside referrals to students who may be experiencing psychological, social or behavioral difficulties. The Counseling Center’s approach incorporates a developmental perspective with a Humanistic orientation, and supports the cognitive, psychosocial, and emotional needs of all of our students.
Our goal is to assist students in reaching their full potential by fostering the healthy development of the mind, body, and spirit of every student. In line with our counseling model, we realize that college is a time to grow, become more self-confident, and prepare for challenges that life can bring.
Common reasons gifted students seek counseling include, but are not limited to:
- Relationship Issues
- Stress and Anxiety
- Adjustment to Change in Environment
- Loss and grief
- Self-esteem (Body Image, Perfectionism, Confidence, etc.)
- Sexual Assault or Harassment
- Disordered Eating
- Personal Identity (Small Fish in a Big Pond Experience, Gender, Sexuality, etc.)
- Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment
The UWG Counseling Center has many counselors to meet the emotional and developmental needs of students. They provide high-quality services to all students, including Honors College and Dual Enrolled students.
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