Personal Counseling and Mental Health Information
All of us experience stressful periods in our lives at one time or another. PTC Counseling staff can assist students with referrals to other agencies for assistance with personal and family counseling, substance abuse issues, domestic violence and other personal or mental health issues. The following list also provides links to local agencies and mental health information. The PTC Counseling and Advising department does not assume responsibility for the quality of services provided by the mental health agencies or web sites listed. Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement nor omission indicate disapproval.
How to Help
Faculty and staff members are in a position to play a significant role with students who may be struggling with personal or psychological issues. More importantly, because of their ongoing (and often frequent) contact with students, faculty and staff are often able to observe signs and symptoms of a potential problem long before a student may arrive at our office for services.
Signs of Distress
When to refer
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I eligible? Any currently enrolled Pulaski Technical College student is eligible to receive counseling services at no charge.
How do I make an appointment? You can either call the counseling department (501) 812-2738 or visit the counseling offices.
What are counseling services? There may be several reasons for meeting with a counselor. Usually it is to get assistance in dealing with a difficult or stressful life situation. This assistance may include talking it over, learning new coping skills, or getting a referral to another professional or agency that specializes in the area of need. You may be seeking this service for yourself or you may have been referred by a doctor, instructor, or friend.
Are the services confidential? It is important that you feel comfortable talking to the counselor about your situation. As a general rule, the information shared with a counselor is private and confidential and cannot be shared without your written consent. Exceptions occur when the law and professional code of ethics requires that information be shared with the proper authorities.
How to get the most out of your counseling experience
Sharee L. Young, LMSW
Sherry Rosbrough, LMSW
Mission Statement: The principal mission of the PTC Counseling Office is to assist students in adjusting to college life by identifying and removing barriers to academic success.
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