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Counseling & Career Planning

Personal Counseling

Life gets complicated and stressful for everyone at times . . . but it doesn't have to disrupt your academic performance. Our Licensed Professional Counselors are on hand Monday through Friday to provide support and counseling through these difficult times so you can continue to succeed in your classes. All sessions are private and confidential.

Students must be enrolled in the current semester in which they are seeking counseling. We are glad to provide community resources for you until you are a currently enrolled student.

If you are a student enrolled in the current semester, please stop by in person to make an appointment or call 734-677-5102. We're located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building. See Counseling Department hours to the left.

For students beginning the counseling process, here are some documents to help you get started.

File NameFile SizeLast Updated
Personal Counseling Scope209.41 KB07/23/2015
WCC Informed Consent (LPC)138.45 KB08/30/2019
WCC Student Intake Form537.12 KB08/30/2019

WCC CAP (a pilot campus assistance program) is now live and available to all currently enrolled students. Partnering with a nationally recognized and accredited health care provider, CAP offers additional mental health services that will complement the College's face-to-face personal counseling services. This is a clinical service available 7 days/week, 365 days/year which includes diagnostic assessment plus up to 3 face-to-face or telephone short-term problem resolution sessions. Our CAP program does not take the place of our current personal counseling services. Any currently enrolled WCC student can use this mental health service. Call toll free anytime at 1-866-227-3834 7 days/week, 365 days/year.

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If you or someone you know is struggling you are not alone. Join MTVU, MTV's 24-hour college network, and the Jed Foundation, which explores college students’ emotional health, in their Emotional Health 101 video.

Half of Us is a great resource to find ways to take control of your emotional health; to use an anonymous screening tool to check your emotional health; to learn how to help a friend because you’re worried about him or her; and to get connected to get help for yourself or a friend.

Read more information on stress, depression, anxiety and more on this online behavioral support system created by the Jed Foundation.

Victim, Safety, and Wellness Resource List

Michigan Sexual Assault Hotline
Sexual assault survivors can call the toll-free hotline 24 hours a day for confidential support and resources.
Hotline services are provided by the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence MCEDSV.

A Resource Handbook for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors, Friends & Family
English   Spanish   Arabic

Campus Counseling
Personal counseling is available to all currently enrolled students. Please stop by the 2nd floor of the Student Center Building in person to make an appointment or call 734-677-5102. We also offer a 7 days/week, 365 days/year CAP (Counseling Assistance Program) which includes up to 3 face-to-face or telephone short-term problem resolution sessions. Call 1-866-227-3834.

Off-Campus Resources

Health Resources close to WCC campus:

Academic Internal Medicine
Reichert Health Center
5333 McAuley Drive
Suite 4001
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
To make a self-scheduling appointment online at www.ihacares.com

Hotline Resources

The NAMI Helpline 
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org 
Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. 
HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues including:

  • Symptoms of mental illness
  • Treatment options
  • Local support groups and services
  • Education programs
  • Helping family members get treatment
  • Programs to help find jobs
  • Legal issues (the NAMI Legal Resource Service can connect individuals with attorneys in their area but does not have the resources to provide individual representation)

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you are in crisis or just need to talk about suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline. 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 
800-662-HELP (4357) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) - National Military Survivor Helpline 
800-959-TAPS (8277) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 

National Domestic Violence Hotline 
800-799-SAFE (7233) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network 
800-656-HOPE (4673) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 

GLBT National Youth Talkline
800-246-PRIDE (7743) 
4 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Saturday 

Trans Lifeline
U.S.: (877) 565-8860 
Canada: (877) 330-6366 
This hotline is staffed by volunteers who are all trans identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience. Operators are generally available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. 

Washtenaw County Community Mental Health
Health Services Access is the central entry point for all Washtenaw County individuals seeking mental health and/or substance abuse information and services in Washtenaw County.
734-544-3000 or 800-440-7548

University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS)
Offers assessment, diagnosis, and treatment personalized for individuals and their families.

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Outpatient services include Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Post-traumatic Stress, and Healthcare for Homeless Veterans.
800-361-8387 x53471

Dawn Farm
The goal of Dawn Farm is to assist addicts and alcoholics in achieving long term recovery by offering residential treatment, sub-acute detoxification, outpatient treatment and transitional housing.
Ann Arbor 734-761-9251
Ypsilanti 734.669.8265

Home of New Vision
A non-profit organization that has provided innovative transitional housing, rehabilitation, and therapeutic services for individuals committed to ongoing recovery from chemical dependency in Washtenaw County.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) & Marijuana Anonymous (MA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengths, and hopes with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction.

Grief Support Services

The Kite Network
The death of a loved one is a difficult, yet inevitable part of life. the kite network, a nonprofit organization, provides resources and support to adults in grief ...
The kite network’s grief support services rely on specially trained volunteer peer counselors who fulfill roles by helping others, while continuing to heal themselves. We help adults recover their lives after loss, free of charge.
If you are grieving, contact us at (734) 975-0238.

Arbor Hospice
Support groups and workshops on grief and loss
Please refer to our Calendar to view the schedule of upcoming support programs. Arbor Hospice understands the significance of losing a loved one and the impact it can ...
Services all of SE Michigan
(800) 997-9266

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Bereavement Services
Grief… is as unique as a fingerprint… as common as birth… and death. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System recognizes the challenges of grief. For support from an ...
Bereavement counseling (Individual, Group and Phone)
Ann Arbor: 734-712-3800 or Livingston: 517-540-6368

Grief Share
GriefShare is a grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one.
Find a GriefShare group meeting near you - GriefShare (http://www.griefshare.org/findagroup/search)

Counseling Hours

  • Mon-Thu: 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am-1:00pm (at Student Connection)

Counseling Location

Counseling is located at SC 206 on the second floor of the Student Center Building.

Government or high school photo ID is required for in-person appointments.

Call Us

  • 734-677-5102

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