Individual counseling is an opportunity to talk confidentially with a counselor about personal concerns and to facilitate personal growth. The counselor and client work together to define and discuss personal issues and to reach mutually agreed upon goals. The Counseling Center offers short-term counseling for a range of issues such as:
- Anxiety (panic attacks, test anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders)
- Eating Disorders
- Relationship difficulties
- Family Conflict
- Grief and Loss
- Self Esteem
- Substance Abuse
- Crisis Intervention
- Sexual Assault/Trauma
- Anger Management
Counselors are available to discuss personal concerns an individual or couple may be facing and will work with them to develop new ways of resolving or mastering the problem. Counseling is provided by Licensed Psychologists and Interns. Staff that are not fully licensed are supervised by Licensed Psychologists.
Couples may be seen for short-term counseling. Counseling is provided by Licensed Psychologists, Post-Doctoral Psychologists, and Interns. Staff that are not fully licensed are supervised by Licensed Psychologists. Improved communication and learning to resolve conflict is the focus of these counseling sessions.
The Counseling Connection is a confidential counseling service that is available to all OU full-time staff members to assist crisis management, treatment planning, and referrals.
Full-time OU employees can utilize counseling services through the Counseling Connection program. The employee has access to three sessions. The fee is $20 per session. The service can be utilized as a source for brief crisis management and intervention, treatment planning, and assistance with referrals to community providers.