The Counseling Center conducts more than 8,000 appointments each year.
Eighty percent of students seen by the Counseling Center say it has helped them improve or maintain their academic performance.
Students who participate in Counseling Services persist and graduate at higher rates than those who do not.
“We are committed to fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for every student on their unique journey of personal growth and academic success. We understand that university life can be both thrilling and challenging, and we are committed to providing student-centered, accessible, empathetic, confidential, and compassionate support to empower our students to thrive. ”
Dr. Raé N. Lundy, Director of Counseling Services
by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS)
Appointments conducted each year.
The Counseling, Assessment, Resources and Education Center is located at 75 Piedmont Ave, NE Suite 200.
Increase in graduation rate among students served by the Counseling Center.
The primary mission of the Georgia State Counseling Center (GSUCC) is to support Georgia State University students in achieving their personal and educational goals by enhancing their mental and emotional health, interpersonal relationships and academic performance through accessible, professional, culturally competent and empirically supported services. The GSUCC is committed to promoting inclusion, with services designed to provide respectful treatment to students of every background.
The staff also provides assistance to faculty, administrators and staff in assisting students in distress, enhancing the learning process and providing guest lecturers for classes.
The GSUCC is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, health educators and a nutritionist in the Mind-Body Clinic. The GSUCC staff is diverse in many ways, including age, gender, race, sexual identity, religious background and national origin.
During the University Wide MLK Week Events, the GSUCC hosts a biennial Summit on Culture in collaboration with other campus stakeholders. Past keynote speakers at the conference include Nikki Giovanni, Deepak Chopra, and Alice Walker. The conference provides two days of continuing education opportunities for ongoing cultural competency development for psychologists, social workers, counselors and healthcare professionals. (Next anticipated Summit January 2025).
In addition to the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship program, the GSUCC offers an Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) member postdoctoral fellowship and a psychiatry fellowship through the Emory University School of Medicine. The GSUCC is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).
All enrolled students have access to both Georgia State Counseling Center services and the services offered by the University System of Georgia.