Personal Counseling

Counseling Services is staffed by professional counselors who are registered by the State of Washington and have various professional credentials.  Each counselor has his/her own approach to counseling depending on the issues presented.  

Services are available to current students on a short-term basis.  You may find that there are simple answers to a problem after speaking with a counselor.  We can help you explore options and identify resources when faced with very difficult problems.

We do not release information without your written authorization.  Exceptions to confidentiality, as required by Washington State law, are made to allow counselors to report suspected child or elder abuse/neglect, suicide, or homicide.  If we believe you or someone is in imminent danger, we will involve other authorities to assist us in keeping everyone safe.

To schedule an appointment:

Advising & Counseling Center
Humanities & Student Services Bldg., 203

360.475.7530 CounselingServices@olympic.edu  

Special arrangements for students on the Shelton and Poulsbo campuses may be necessary.

Links provided are for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement.

Online Resources

Free Online Screening provides access to online screenings on a variety of mental health issues.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress by dialing 1.800.273.TALK (8255).

ulifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection contains pamphlets on various topics important to college students.

Psychology Today offers a large selection of topic streams, tests and other resources to those seeking information and help.

The online M3 Screen is a 3 minute private, self-rated checklist for potential mood and anxiety symptoms.

The Mental Help Net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy.

The National Institute of Mental Health supports research on many mental health issues including education and treatment.