Counseling Info for Students – Asbury University
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With Counseling Services, you can find caring, professional, and confidential support when you need it. Here are some of the different types of services we offer:

Individual Counseling 

Typical concerns may include relationships, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, eating, sexuality, perfectionist behaviors, stress management, etc.  

Couples Counseling

Couples are encouraged to seek consultation at any stage of their relationship.  Topics could include communication, personalities, life goals, spirituality, family influence, conflict resolution, etc. Ask us about the pre-marital retreat offered every spring semester through Student Development.

Student Wellness Groups

We offer a number of Student Wellness Groups that meet weekly, offering support and therapeutic tools on a variety of topics.  Our current groups (subject to enrollment) are:

Serenity: Discovering peace in the midst of stress and anxiety.
Thrive: Personal, interpersonal, and spiritual exploration to thrive in life.
Emotional Grit: Becoming more resilient by making peace with your emotions and improving healthy behaviors.
Chronic Illness Support: Finding strength with and from others navigating the college experience with the unique challenge of having a chronic medical condition.
Substance Abuse Support: Discovering support, hope, and healing in the pursuit of recovery from addiction.
Nourish: Finding food and body peace.
Men’s/Women’s Sexual Wholeness: Supporting one another on the path toward sexual wholeness.
Journey: Support for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or are navigating the challenges of sexual identity.
Get Centered: Twenty silent minutes of contemplative Centering Prayer absorbing the loving presence of God.

Conflict Mediation

Our counselors are professionally trained to assist you in resolution, to help you build the skills necessary to resolve conflict, and to advocate on your behalf as necessary. Counselors are willing to meet with you individually or jointly depending on your preference.

Crisis Counseling

We will do our best to meet with a student as soon as possible who is in a situation requiring immediate counseling. 

For a crisis after business hours, we encourage you to reach out to the RD on call through the Asbury University Switchboard at 859-858-3511 x.0.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line: text “hello” to 741-741

Learn more about how to schedule an appointment.