While your college experience can be an exciting time of change and new opportunities, the demands aren't always easy. Central Methodist University's Counseling Center is a safe and confidential place where you can go for support. A licensed, professional counselor will help you work through emotional and interpersonal issues, at no cost to you.
Please stop by our office or call 660-248-6274 to schedule your initial appointment. At your first appointment, you will be asked to fill out paperwork, then you and your counselor will discuss your concerns and go over relevant background information. Your therapist will explain the next steps in the counseling process and answer any questions you may have.
You'll work one-on-one with a counselor to explore personal issues. Sessions are usually 50 minutes and can be scheduled weekly, or as needed.
You and your partner can work together with a counselor to address your concerns about therelationship. The counselor will help facilitate communication and enable each of you to gain insight into relationship issues.
Some issues can be effectively addressed in a group setting. You will interact with other individuals who are working on similar problems. Meetings are typically once per week.
The Counseling Center staff is available to present information on a variety of mental health topics. We will conduct programs and workshops to university classes, organizations, or groups.
Our counselors are available to consult with CMU students on any concerns.
Leanna Thomson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
David Fortel, email@example.com
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline :800-931- 2237
For a list of local resources, please stop by the Counseling Center.
- (Toll-free) 877-CMU-1854