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Counseling Center

Counseling Center

The St. Ambrose University Counseling Center provides individual (personal) and group counseling to students, faculty and staff. The center provides a confidential, supportive and collaborative environment for open discussion of personal issues. We work towards making positive changes to ones thoughts, feelings, relationships, behavior/life situation.

Appointments

To make an appointment, call 563/333-6423.
If you prefer to receive professional counseling off campus, we will be happy to refer you to or identify appropriate agencies, centers or private practitioners.


The Counseling Center is staffed with licensed, professional counselors who can help as you attempt to sort out the issues facing you. The emphasis in counseling is not to provide answers or to make decisions for you. Rather, it is a cooperative effort that explores new insights or ways of thinking, alternatives and possible new directions. This effort is concluded in an atmosphere of mutual respect, equality and caring.

Services include:

  • Free, confidential counseling for students, faculty and staff
  • Consultation for faculty and staff
  • Individual, marital and family counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Consultation
  • Substance abuse screening and referral
  • Referral to appropriate medical, psychiatric, or psychological services when needed
  • Available to students for group interaction/interaction regarding areas of expressed concern
  • Psycho-educational programming
  • 24-hour crisis assessment and intervention

Referrals

Faculty or staff members may be one of the first to become aware of personal difficulties affecting a student. Consider referring a student to the Counseling Center if you notice any of these warning signs.

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Confidentiality and Privacy

Federal and state laws along with professional ethical standards prohibit the disclosure of any information you provide us unless we have your proper written consent.

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Client Rights

As a client, you have rights.

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For Emergencies

An emergency can occur anytime and may require immediate action.

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