Intake and Consultation
An “Intake” involves coming to the Counseling Center at one of the drop-in intake times, filling out an information sheet and then visiting with the intake counselor for a 20 minutes consultation about your concerns.
Individual counseling provides a private, confidential setting for students to resolve personal difficulties and achieve personal growth.
Group Counseling offers students an opportunity to identify with persons who have similar personal difficulties or concerns.
EMDR is an acronym for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing a remarkable type of psychotherapy treatment that is designed to alleviate distress associated with painful or traumatic memories or life experiences.
The Whitman College Counseling Center tries to accommodate a broad array of student concerns. At times, a student could be better served by accessing resources off campus.
Whitman College is committed to responding as quickly as possible to any mental health emergency on campus. A mental health emergency is an emotional or behavioral crisis that warrants same-day or immediate attention by a mental health professional.
Psychiatric Medication Management
Students that would like to be evaluated for new psychiatric prescriptions or for whom the counselor believes a psychiatric evaluation is indicated, can be seen by our Health Center physicians for anti-depressant or anti-anxiety medications.