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University Counseling Center
Individual counseling helps students to increase self-understanding and relate to others more effectively. Professional counselors assist in exploration of problem areas and offer strategies for change. Some of the types of concerns that can be addressed in personal counseling are: transition to college life, interpersonal relationship difficulties, lack of self confidence or self esteem, stress, anxiety, depression, sexual assault, family concerns, sexual orientation/identity concerns, alcohol/substance abuse and eating concerns.
Couples counseling is available to WIU students as long as one or both of the students are currently enrolled at WIU. Some types of concerns that can be addressed in couples counseling are relationships, flexibility of roles, boundaries, expectations, communication, and conflict resolution.
Career Counseling provides an opportunity to explore career options and examine the decision-making process. Services include counseling, informational resources, and assessment. View the career assessments available at UCC.
Group Counseling provides students the opportunity to focus on the common problems that members of a particular group face, while also providing mutual support and shared resources.