Counseling

We are here for you

Difficult issues can get in the way of academic success. We can help you manage these issues, your course workload, responsibilities, and other personal situations.

Trained and licensed staff can guide you in personal, social, health, and/or psychological matters. We can also provide you with community referrals to meet your individualized needs.

MEET OUR STUDENT ADVOCACY CENTER COUNSELORS

Looking for information on academic advisors or course related information? If so, please visit our Academic Advising web page for more information.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES GUIDE

To access information about local resources call 211 or go to www.211texas.org

 

Local Mental Health Authority:

Center for Healthcare Services
https://chcsbc.org/

6800 Park Ten Blvd, Suite 200-S
San Antonio, TX 782103
Phone: 210-261-1250
Crisis Line: 210-223-7233

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is Eligible for Counseling Services?
  • Students who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled within the past academic year are eligible for counseling services.
  • Counseling services are available for employees through the Employee Assistance Program.
What Types of Concerns Do Students Talk to Counselors About?

Some Topics are:

  • School/Work/Home Balance
  • Time Management
  • Test Taking Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Eating Issues
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Issues
What Counseling Groups Are Offered?

Groups vary by semester. Please see a counselor to discuss. Some groups have been focused on:

  • Stress Management
  • Poetry
  • Veteran’s
  • LGBTQ
How Much Does it Cost?

Nothing! It is a free service.

How Do I Access Counseling Services
  • For individual counseling, come by or call to schedule an appointment.
  • For group counseling, make an appointment to discuss joining a group with a counselor.

Visit: Student Advocacy Center 
Call: 210-486-1111
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-7:00 pm (Last appointment time 6:00 pm)
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Last appointment time 4:00 pm)
1st Saturday of the Month 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

What Can I Expect?
  • You will need to complete paperwork before your first visit. 
  • Individual Sessions usually are 50 minutes.
  • Group Sessions are usually 1.5 hours.
  • 24 hour notice is requested to cancel or reschedule appointments.

Need to Report Concerning Behavior? Visit our SAC Cares webpage.