Our counseling staff provide FREE, confidential professional support for more than 10% of Georgetown’s student body each year. Staff are licensed by the state of KY to provide professional counseling services.

Counseling is:

  • Professional relationship
  • Empowering
  • Judgment-free zone
  • Objective
  • Supportive
  • Confidential

Students seek counseling for many reasons including but not limited to:

  • Adjustment challenges
  • Self-exploration
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Previous mental health diagnosis
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Trauma

5 Things to Know Regarding Counseling Services  

1.     Scheduling an Appointment: Appointments are available via telehealth from M-F 8AM-5PM. The fastest and easiest way to get connected is by emailing us at  counseling@georgetowncollege.edu. We recommend that you use the encrypt feature on Office 365 when you email us, but we will respond to your email even if you are unable to do so! 


2.      Location: Telehealth utilizing Microsoft Teams (online video) or via phone. Our counselors are operating out of different locations at this time, and we are not accepting walk-ins. However, at this time, we have some same day and next business day appointments available.  


3.     Before Your First Appointment: counselor will email you with an appointment time and a link for completing forms.  Please try to have the forms completed before your first appointment in order that we may have the full amount of time with you. We will be using Microsoft Teams for online video. For Tips on navigating Teams, see this quick guide.


4.     What to Expect For Your First Appointment: Your counselor will either call you via phone or via Teams to begin the appointment. An email from a counselor will outline the process for the initial appointment. The initial appointment is an information gathering session where we ask you questions to better understand you and answer any questions you may have.  


5.     Common Concerns We Discuss with Students: We see students struggling with a variety of issues. Some examples include: Anxiety (including but not limited to problems with sleep, appetite, panic attacks, difficulty concentrating, etc.), Depression (problems with concentration, sleep, self-worth, motivation, etc.), Alcohol/Substance Use Concerns, Grief (Related to losing a loved one, pet, friend, changes due to COVID-19), Identity (LGBTQIA+, Racial, Faith), Trauma, Abuse, Navigating Transitions, Friend/Family/Significant Other Relational Distress, Academic Distress. 

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