Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Counseling and Disability Services
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
- Self - Esteem
- Anger Management
- Coping with Loss
- Test Anxiety
- Balancing school, work and family life
How to Utilize Counseling 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 Tammy Young, LPC, Director of Counseling and Disability Services, at (404) 756-4016. To take a screening to see if you may need to schedule an appointment for counseling, please click here.
Behavior Intervention Team (BIT)
Members of the campus community concerned about an individual making threats or posing a risk of campus violence are encouraged to contact the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) by completeing a BIT form (Click here) or by contacting the Department of Counseling and Disability Services at (404)756-4016. Other forms are available on the menu to the left of the webpage.