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AMSC COUNSELING SERVICES

The Department of Counseling and Disability Services at AMSC is committed to helping students achieve maximum benefits from your experience at the University. Eligibility for services is contingent upon a student's status as an enrolled or continuing AMSC student.

What is Counseling?

Counseling is a learning process that mental health professionals use to help individuals adjust to academic and social pressures, understand themselves better, and resolve internal or external conflicts. Counseling is generally conducted within a time range from one to eight (1 to 8) weekly sessions of 45 minutes.e

Benefits of Counseling

Counseling may be beneficial in:

  • Assisting you perform better academically.
  • Assisting you manage your emotions and maximize your capacity for continued emotional growth.
  • Helping you develop effective problem-solving and decision-making capabilities in order to make more effective life choices.

Some of the Issues We Address

  • Stress
  • Self - Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Coping with Loss
  • Test Anxiety
  • Balancing school, work and family life

How to Utilize Counseling and Disability Services

Students should call or come by our office to schedule an initial appointment. We are located in Room 225 -Academic Building. Our professional staff is available to provide individual short-term counseling and consultation services. For additional information regarding Counseling Services at AMSC, please contact the Office of Counseling and Disability, at (404) 756-4016. To take a screening to see if you may need to schedule an appointment for counseling, please click here.