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College is a time of transition and growth in pursuit of your educational and personal goals. The Counseling Center is committed to providing free, confidential quality support services to diverse students. We care about you and your ability to manage the stresses in your life successfully. We work together to help you to achieve balance so you can achieve your goals.
The Counseling Center is located on the main floor of the Student Center in Room 4B on the Rutherford Campus.
We invite you to contact us with your questions or concerns.
Your rights to privacy and confidentiality are taken seriously. Communications between the counselor and client are privileged, confidential, and safeguarded in our Center. Electronic counseling records do not become part of the educational record. Counseling information is not released to anyone outside of the Counseling Center without a client’s written permission.
Confidentiality is guaranteed within legal and ethical guidelines. Exceptions include: when there is risk of foreseeable harm to yourself or another person, when there is reasonable cause to suspect that a child, elderly person, or person with a disability is being abused or neglected, or when a court of law orders the information to be released.
You may arrange an appointment by calling 201.559.3587, 201.559.3503 or 201-559-3329 or by visiting the Counseling Center or by emailing a counselor.
When you come to the Counseling Center for the first appointment, you will be asked to sign an informed consent form and to answers some questions about your concerns on an iPad which takes about 10-15 minutes.
During your initial appointment with a counselor, you will have a chance to talk about your concerns and ask questions about services that are offered. Based on the information presented, the counselor will discuss with you recommendations for continued counseling here or may discuss referrals to services off-campus.