Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a place where students get help for personal, emotional, psychological, and family problems. Succeeding with academic work often depends on effectively dealing with emotional and social issues. Because understanding and dealing with a situation before it reaches a crisis stage usually leaves more options, students are encouraged to seek help sooner, rather than later. CAPS is open twelve months of the year.
We provide counseling services for a range of problems. Some students come for help with self-esteem or relationship issues, others after a trauma such as an assault, and others when they are feeling anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or angry. Common problems include:
This is just a few of the reasons why students come to CAPS! Students are encouraged to speak to their counselor about whatever issue is bothering them.