Counseling is a process that involves the development of a trusting, confidential professional relationship that focuses on personal problems. At Carroll, it is an opportunity for you to talk with a counselor who is objective and is a skilled listener for the purpose of helping you clarify issues; gain insight into your thinking, feeling, and behaving; and mutually developing a plan to accomplish your goals.
Almost all students experience difficulties from time to time that can interfere with their success or sense of well-being. Some of the issues often encountered are, but are not limited to, relationships, stress, depression, sleep difficulties, anxiety, eating issues, thoughts about death or suicide, sexual/gender identity concerns, low self-confidence, sexual trauma, making life decisions and many more. Professional assistance is available to help you navigate the obstacles successfully.
Counseling is offered to all Carroll students free of charge, and all sessions are confidential. (Your privacy is protected by Montana State Code/Law.)
Our normal office hours are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM. We are closed for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM. You can ask for the first available appointment time or specifically for one of our three counselors. Emergency cases are seen the very same day. (For after-hours emergencies contact the On-Call Community Living Hall Director @ 406-459-0540.)
Call our Office Manager @ 406-447-5441 to schedule an appointment that works for you. Making your first appointment can take a lot of courage, but give counseling a try... a lot of students do.
We are located in the Wellness Center in the basement of the freshman residence hall, Guadalupe Hall.
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The Student Life Annual Survey is administered each spring as an online survey. This year we had 514 students of 1400 students enrolled for spring 2010 submit responses. Read the survey results.
From your experience, are the counselors in counseling Services readily available for Carroll students?
Unable to Evaluate-51.3%
Please rate how valuable you believe Counseling Services contributes to the quality of life on campus?
28.3% Somewhat Valuable
8.1%-Somewhat Lacking Value
2.7% Highly Lacking Value
17.8% Unable to Evaluate
If you received assistance from Counseling Services, how would you describe the helpfulness of the counselor?
66.2%- Unable to Evaluate
Additional Comments from Counseling Services Satisfaction Survey students: