Centre for Counseling & Psychological Wellbeing - Values


  • -- Positive Mental Health

  • The Counselling Cell staff believe that good mental health is the cornerstone of personal, academic, and career success. As such, we strive to provide quality counseling services that are individualized to meet each student’s needs.

  • -- Compassion

  • We strive to provide an empathic, nonjudgmental environment where we listen to students carefully and without preconceptions; where students will feel heard and validated.

  • -- Collaboration

  • We value collaboration within the Counseling Center, the Division of Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, University Campus, and the broader community. We seek out partnerships and opportunities for teamwork in support of enhanced service to students.

  • -- Diversity

  • We believe in providing a safe, welcoming, and affirming environment for all students. We also seek to foster a diverse campus community of safety, inclusiveness, and respect.

  • -- Confidentiality

  • We value students’ right to privacy and hold their information in the highest confidence. Our procedures are in accordance with professional and ethical guidelines established for counselors and psychologists by the American Psychological Association.

Goals of the Counseling Center

  • • Provide quality, professionally-delivered, individual and group counseling to students
  • • Promote adjustment to college and, consequently, contribute to student retention.
  • • Be available to students and in the time of a crisis.
  • • Collaborate with faculty to promote student well-being through outreach, prevention, and educational efforts.
  • • Promote an environment of personal safety and respect.