When to Seek Counseling

Some signs that a visit to counseling services may be helpful, include:

  • Sadness and loneliness
  • Nervousness or anxiety
  • Trouble managing emotions
  • Excessive negative thinking or emotions
  • Problems in relationships
  • Concerns about substance use
  • Traumatic or painful experiences
  • Grief or loss
  • Difficulty adjusting to college
  • Family problems
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in things
  • Changes in sleep or eating habits
  • Feeling consistently bad about oneself or one’s body
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Declining grades
  • Low motivation
  • Isolating oneself
  • Frequent absences from classes
  • Social difficulties
  • Restricting or binge eating