About Us

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Services Offered

The following services are available:

  1. Personal, individual or group psychoeducation and/or counseling for any situation which is causing a student concern or upset.
  2. Professional evaluation, support, and referral to competent mental health professionals in the Lawrenceville or Princeton area, if necessary.
  3. Crisis evaluation and counseling during times of sudden or severe psychological distress.

Most common difficulties for which students seek counseling include:

  • Trouble adjusting to college life or aspects that arise related to being a college student.
  • Anxiety, depression, or confusion which may disturb ordinary life in relation to oneself, others, or academic activity.
  • Difficulty in relationships with partner, family, friends, etc.
  • Uncertainty and inexperience relative to college life.
  • Struggles related to academic pursuits.
  • Lack of motivation or direction that may inhibit successful pursuit of college studies.
  • Loneliness, fear, or isolation which may make daily living and existing in a “lonely crowd” a painful experience.
  • Conflicts between personal needs and values and the needs and values of others.
  • Grief and loss of close loved ones.
  • Problems related to alcohol and/or drug use or abuse.

The counseling experience includes:

  • An initial session that explores the needs of the student and determines what kind of assistance would be most beneficial.
  • A healthy interpersonal relationship between the student and the counselor relative to the life experience of the student.
  • Strict confidentiality with information shared with others upon the written permission of the student. (Some legal exceptions may apply.)