Counseling Services now offers Walk-In Hours

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Students seeking a brief consultation (rather than ongoing counseling) are encouraged to stop by 204 Norwood Hall to engage in a conversation with a counselor. No paperwork to complete! We’ll figure out together what campus services can help, what barriers need to be overcome, or decide if counseling really is warranted. Walk-in consultations are first-come, first-served and students should aim for the following times: Monday, 10-11 am; Tuesday, 2-3 pm; Wednesday, 10-11 am; Thursday, 2-3 pm; Friday, 10-11.

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‘Lets Talk’ program open to all students

Posted by on April 30, 2018

“Let’s Talk” is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential conversations with clinicians from counseling services. The program will be offered at 3 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the University Commons; 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Residential College; and 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Gale Bullman Building. Counselors will […]

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‘Let’s Talk’ session for students coming up

Posted by on March 5, 2018

“Let’s Talk” is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential conversations with clinicians from counseling services. Clinicians hold walk-in hours at sites around campus. No appointment or fee is necessary. The service is open to all Missouri S&T undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Speaking with a clinician can help provide support, insight and information about resources. The next session will be held 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in Lounge C at Thomas Jefferson Hall.essions will be held:

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Care coordination available in counseling

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Do you know who to contact if you are concerned about a student? One resource at Missouri S&T is care coordination. Care coordination involves advocacy, intervention and helping students. The main goal is to help students optimize their functioning and be as successful as possible. Students are welcome to visit with S&T’s care coordinator, Krista Morris-Lehman, about their concerns.

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RESPOND training planned Jan. 9

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Counseling Services will present a University of Missouri System-licensed program, RESPOND, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, St. Pat’s A Ballroom of the Havener Center. There is no cost to attend. RESPOND was designed to train students, faculty and staff on how to recognize and provide initial assistance to people with mental health concerns.

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Counselor candidates to give presentations

Posted by on November 27, 2017

Beginning today (Monday, Nov. 27), counseling services will hold on-campus interviews for an open counselor position. Faculty and staff are invited to attend the candidates’ presentations, which will be held:

  • 2:45-3:30 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 27) in Room 305 Norwood Hall
  • 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Silver and Gold Room of the Havener Center
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Fleck publishes on building resilience skills

Posted by on February 7, 2017

Dr. Patti J. Fleck co-authored “Bouncing Back: Resilience Skills You Can (And Should) Build Now” with Dr. Mary Chandler Bolin, director of counseling at University of Kentucky. The article was published as the cover story in the winter 2017 edition of Kappa Delta’s Angelos, the official magazine of the Kappa Delta sorority. Fleck is director of counseling, disability support and student wellness.

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Test anxiety workshop

Posted by on November 10, 2014

Do you know students who struggle with test anxiety? Let them know that counseling, disability support and student wellness will present a two-session workshop to help manage anxiety and perform better academically. The series will be held 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, and Wednesday, Nov. 19. For the location and to reserve a space, students are asked to contact or call 341-4211. Space is limited and participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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David Finch to give two lectures Nov. 5

Posted by on October 30, 2014

David Finch, an engineer, humorist and New York Times best-selling author, will present two guest lectures about autism on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Finch is a former semiconductor engineer turned full-time writer and speaker, and has written for the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Psychology Today and Slate, and has appeared on NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams.

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Help students survive and thrive

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Students often feel anxious or stressed about starting the school year with new classmates and unfamiliar professors, and they are not alone. Counseling, disability support and student wellness offers tips on its website. If you hear students report feeling overwhelmed, suggest that they talk to a professional. The department’s services are free and confidential. Students can visit Room 204 Norwood Hall, call 341-4211 or visit for more information. See the department’s booth at MinerRama for more details.

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