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    How can therapy help me?
    How can therapy help me?

    It can be helpful to talk to someone about your concerns. As we talk, our perspective on the problem can begin to change. Some benefits from attending therapy and doing the work include increased understanding about yourself, being supported in making changes in your life, discovering strengths, getting “unstuck,” and increased coping skills.

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    Who is eligible for counseling?
    Who is eligible for counseling?

    All Ensign College students currently enrolled for classes are eligible for counseling. You may also attend counseling if you are taking a vacation semester (or it’s a break between semesters) but are planning on registering or already registered for the next semester.

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    What is the cost for counseling services at Ensign College?
    What is the cost for counseling services at Ensign College?

    All services are offered at no-cost to students.

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    How do I schedule an appointment with a counselor?
    How do I schedule an appointment with a counselor?

    You can either call (801) 524-1936, e-mail counseling@ensign.edu , or stop by in person at the 9th floor.

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    How confidential are therapy appointments?
    How confidential are therapy appointments?

    Counselors are legally and ethically bound to maintain confidentiality regarding the things you share in counseling. Information may only be released to school officials, friends, parents, or professors with your written permission (this includes the Honor Code Office and Title IX Office). However, there are exceptions to confidentiality, including being a danger to yourself or others, suspicion of child abuse or elderly abuse, or responding to a valid court order.

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    What can I expect when I schedule an appointment?
    What can I expect when I schedule an appointment?

    When you schedule a first-time therapy appointment, you will be provided with information to fill out paperwork online before your appointment. In the first appointment, the counselor will get to know you and your situation by asking various questions and listening to your answers. As you talk, you will work together with the counselor to develop a plan moving forward.

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    How long will I have to wait to meet with a counselor?
    How long will I have to wait to meet with a counselor?

    Generally, students are able to schedule an appointment within a week.

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    Can I see a counselor my entire time at school?
    Can I see a counselor my entire time at school?

    Counseling Services provides short-term, brief therapy. If you require more extensive therapy, your counselor will discuss other treatment options with you.

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    Are there walk-in appointments available?
    Are there walk-in appointments available?

    Feel free to stop by and check, but it is recommended to schedule an appointment.

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