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Counseling FAQs

Counselor can provide services that include academic and personal counseling, time management and study skills assistance, learning style assessments, career assessments and counseling, strategies for personal growth and development, adjustment to life crisis, and referrals to outside agencies for needed services.

Yes, according to a 4-year study of college students who received counseling, 91% thought that their academic performance had improved following counseling and 98% of these students indicated that counseling had assisted them to deal more effectively with their problems (Rickinson, 1998)

The counselors can give you referrals to affordable and local counseling services in the community.

Yes, you can access an anonymous online mental health assessment at: www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/sanjacinto .  The assessments include screenings for: depression, general anxiety disorder (GAD), bipolar disorder, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and alcohol disorder/dependence.

No, there is no fee charged when you receive counseling at San Jacinto College. The fees are a part of your General Student Fee when you register and pay for classes.  There may be fees for counseling services at other agencies that you may be referred to.

You can contact a counselor at any of the three Educational Planning and Counseling Offices.

 

   Educational Planning and Counseling (Central Campus) 281-998-1650 ext. 1014, Office C3.230
Educational Planning and Counseling (North Campus) 281-998-6150 ext. 2317, Office N6.170
 Educational Planning and Counseling (South Campus) 281-998-6150 ext. 3444, Office S6.120