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Counseling

Individual Counseling

The Counseling Center offers short-term counseling to full time undergraduate students on the McMinnville campus. Students can schedule individual counseling appointments by coming in person to Walker 103 and speaking with the office manager, or by calling 503-883–2535. Appointments are not made through e-mail because confidentiality cannot be assured. Walk-in appointments are sometimes available on a first-come basis.

If long-term therapy is indicated, the Counseling Center staff will help the student to access such services off-campus.

Consultation

The Counseling Center offers consultation services to the McMinnville campus of Linfield College. Examples of consultation include a student worried about a roommate who seems depressed, a professor concerned about a student who is not coming to class, or a residence life staff member with questions about how to support a resident dealing with the death of a grandparent. Consultation appointments are scheduled by coming in person to Walker 103 and speaking with the office manager, or by calling 503-883-2535. Walk-in appointments are sometimes available.

Group Activities

Counseling and psycho-educational groups are offered on a variety of topics. In the past, groups have been offered on topics such as managing stress and anxiety, women’s issues, food and mood, grief and loss, and writing through trauma. Students interested in joining a group or exploring the formation of a group are invited to talk with one of the counselors.

Programs

Counseling Center staff members are available to present programs and trainings for residence halls and other groups on campus. Popular program topics include learning to de-stress, developing better sleep habits, communicating effectively, and handling homesickness. Other programs are also possible with sufficient advance notice. Please contact the Counseling Center with program requests.

Referrals

The Counseling Center maintains a list of human service organizations and mental health providers in McMinnville and surrounding communities. For more information on these call 503-883–2535 or stop by Walker 103.

Physician referrals can be arranged through the Student Health, Wellness and Counseling at 503-883-2535.