Therapy Services

Therapy Offerings

  Individual Personal Therapy
 
Currently enrolled students can meet individually with a counselor to discuss stress or personal matters. We address a variety of of personal concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, stress, family issues, substance use, grief/loss, trauma, body image, eating disorders cultural and identity concerns, and adjusting to UHCL.
  Group Therapy and Support
 
In group therapy, 4-8 people meet with one or more counselors to talk about issues that they are facing. The group format provides opportunities for members to give and receive support and encouragement.
 
There are a variety of groups to meet your needs.
  Couples Therapy
 
UHCL Counseling Services offers couples therapy for students and their partners (partners may be non-students). Services are provided for students in any type of intimate relationship, regardless of gender or living arrangement.
For more information about couples counseling, contact our office. Please note that both members of the couple must be present at the intake appointment.

Getting Started

Currently enrolled UHCL students can receive individual, couples and group therapy sessions. Counseling is free and confidential. If interested, please call 281-283-2580 or stop by SSCB 3.103 to schedule an initial consultation appointment.

The initial consultation is a one hour appointment consisting of 30 minutes of paperwork and a 20-minute meeting with a therapist. The appointment helps to identify current concerns, review Counseling Services policies and procedures and develop the best plan for further assistance.

You will be asked to complete web component data forms and paperwork within 30 minutes. After completing all data forms and paperwork, you will meet with a therapist for 20 minutes to discuss your current concerns and your options for obtaining further assistance. Options include individual, couples therapy, group therapy and/or psychiatry. The standard individual or couples therapy appointment will be for 45-50 minutes with your assigned therapist. Group therapy sessions are scheduled for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

In addition to our services, students may be referred to consult with another office on campus, such as the Career Services or the Student Success Center. Your therapist may also refer you to a community mental health provider if your concerns would be best addressed by a therapist who can offer long-term or specialized mental health treatment. If a community referral is warranted, your therapist will help connect you to appropriate services. Please contact us if you have a disability that requires accommodations to complete the initial consultation paperwork.

Contact
  • Counseling Services

    Phone: 281-283-2580
    Fax: 281-283-2602

    SSCB 3103
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 331
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Regular office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.

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