A college experience should be both productive and enjoyable; however, at times it can be stressful and overwhelming.
The Student Counseling Center has personal counselors who can help students effectively cope with the challenges of college life and facilitate learning, growing and socializing. The Counseling Center offers a wide range of services, including short-term individual counseling, career and educational counseling, outreach programs, and various groups aimed at enhancing personal growth and development. The Center is staffed by an experienced team of professionals from the fields of psychology, psychiatry, mental health counseling and social work.
Fall and Spring semesters regular appointments are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students can call the Counseling Center directly at (305)284-5511 or request appointments in person. Generally, students can be seen the same day for a crisis appointment. t. The University Counseling Center is located in Building 21-R of the Center for Student Services. If a crisis occurs when the Center is closed, counselors can be reached by calling the University of Miami Police department at (305) 284-6666.+
The Counseling Center also coordinates the Sexual Assault Response Team (S.A.R.T.). The number is 305-798-6666.STUDENT TRAINING
The Counseling Center participates in the graduate training programs in the Department of Psychology and the programs of the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies. Doctoral students in psychology take part in the Center’s professional activities and have first-hand contact with clinical problems. In addition, interns obtain professional training at the Counseling Center through the Dr. Jess Spirer Predoctoral Internship in Professional Psychology.