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What You Can Talk About

What is personal counseling?

Eastfield Counseling Services provides free personal counseling services for currently enrolled students. Personal counseling can be a useful means to develop and maintain a sense of health and overall well-being. It provides a safe, affirming and non-judgmental environment for open exploration of concerns. Counseling can also supply resources and strategies to help replace unsuccessful thought patterns with more productive ways of thinking. Counseling is not part of academic records and is confidential. 

Reasons students may seek counseling include: 

  • Anxiety 
  • Relationship issues  
  • Anger  
  • Grief and loss 
  • Depression 
  • Family concerns 
  • Self-esteem 
  • Transition of moving to a new place  
  • Stress 
  • Gender identity exploration 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse 
  • Community Referrals