University Counseling & Support Services

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University Counseling & Support Services knows and understands the college experience presents many challenges and opportunities for students. Individuals change, grow, and transition. Achieving academic goals can be difficult whenever someone is suffering from emotional distress, relationship difficulties, or other concerns. Many of the challenges we experience in college leads to excessive stress, anxiety, depression, confusion and loneliness. Seeking counseling and support empowers individuals to understand and address diverse issues.

University Counseling & Support Services staff are committed to welcoming you into an affirming and warm environment in which the dignity of all Florida Memorial Students are valued and affirmed.  UCSS employs culturally aware professionals that provide services including individual and group counseling, community referrals, consultations, outreach programming, trainings, and training opportunities.

Services Offered

University Counseling & Support Services is committed to offering a wide range of services to meet the needs of students at Florida Memorial University.  The services provided are intended to assist students with removing barriers to academic and personal success by concentrating and focusing on emotional, psychological, and interpersonal concerns.

UCSS provides group counseling, personal-growth oriented workshops, time-limited individual psychological counseling, psychiatric evaluation and crisis management, and advocacy for social issues (e.g., sexual assault, stalking, etc). Sometimes skill-building workshops or group counseling experiences are the most-effective intervention depending on students’ presenting concerns. If additional services are beneficial and required for the student, the additional services and recommendations will be discussed and scheduled via the counselor.

UCSS is discrete, distinctive, caring, and competent professional staff that works from different theoretical perspectives.  Our counselors can assist you in a variety of ways.  We are excellent sounding boards, compassionate listeners, and skillful experts in helping and supporting individuals with challenges throughout life.

For assistance, scheduling an appointment, and any concerns or questions please call 305.626.3138.

UCSS hours: Monday-Wednesday-Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and (virtual sessions by appointment only Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday)

Crisis/Emergency: 954-383-3776

If faculty, administrator, and/or staff have concerns about a student; notice difference in actions and behaviors, please do not hesitate to complete a referral form and submit to UCSS. Click on Referral form and send to UCSS.

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