Short-Term Confidential Mental Health Counseling
The Garfield Campus offers short-term and crisis mental health counseling to students enrolled in noncredit programs or classes. Students typically receive 12 sessions and, if they are interested in further counseling, are given referrals for other mental health professionals in the community. Issues that are typically addressed in this counseling include, but are not limited to, the following:
- stress management
- relationship issues
- with a spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, partner
- with a child
- with a parent
- with a sibling
- coping with unemployment
- adjusting to being a student again after a long time period of time
- problems with attention and concentration
- improving communication skills
- improving conflict resolution skills
- anger management
- becoming more assertive
- improving self-esteem and self-confidence
- improving sleep
- coping with chronic illness
- improving organizational skills (at work, in school, at home)
Students interested in scheduling an appointment for mental health counseling can go to the Mariposa Building, Room 221 (MP221) and request an appointment. An office staff member will ask for your student ID number in order to verify that you are an enrolled Noncredit student. Students can also make an appointment by phone by calling 818-240-1000, ext. 5035 (or ext. 5678, if after 4:30 pm).
Margaret Mansour is the mental health counselor at the Garfield Campus.
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