In the midst of
recent race-related tragic events and related upheaval in our country, we at
Counseling Services want to express our commitment to supporting our students,
staff, faculty, and administrators.
diverse NAU community has come together to support and empower each other
during previous local and national tragedies. Through the care and
encouragement of our community spirit, we worked on healing and empowering
every student and member of the NAU family. We are aware that as a nation,
these are very difficult times and recent events affected all of us in
different ways. As we struggle during
these tragic events, seeking the support of friends and safe spaces to process
your thoughts and feelings might be helpful for you in finding comfort during this
difficult time. At Counseling Services,
we are dedicated to creating a safe and caring space for all students in need.
You can access our services by calling 928.523.2261 to consult with a counselor and/or schedule an appointment, by walking
in to Campus Health Services, located in the HLC between the hours of 8 am and
Counseling Services (CS) works to enhance the psychological
growth, emotional well-being, and learning potential of Northern Arizona
University students. We can help you overcome many different concerns,
- adjustment to college
- eating concerns
- anxiety and stress
- substance abuse
- academic issues
- career and vocational issues
We provide short-term individual and couples counseling, group counseling, mindfulness workshops, crisis services, psychoeducational outreach, and consultation about students of concern. For an idea of what to expect during your first visit click here. Counseling Services staff members do not write letters of support for assistance animals at the request of a client/student.
Counseling Services wants to
assure you that we take the privacy of your communications with us very
seriously. Mental health records laws contain strict standards regarding
the release of records, and we and other University administrators are diligent
in our efforts to protect your records from unauthorized access. If you
have any questions about the privacy of your records with Counseling Services,
please feel free to address this concern with your clinician. You may
also contact the Director of Counseling Services, Dr. Carol O’Saben, at
Thank you for entrusting us
with your care.
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