Be Well

That's what we want for our students. The Counseling Center provides free counseling, wellness, and psychiatric services for University of Memphis students. We give you the support you need to make the most of your academic years — helping you manage emotional, psychological, and interpersonal problems. We'll help you grow in self-understanding and help you gain the personal responsibility to lead a a healthier, happier, and more confident lifestyle.

All of our services are confidential and most are available free of charge for currently enrolled students. We value and accept differences among people, including those of national origin, race, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, functional ability, socio-economic status, age, and religious affiliation. We believe that valuing cultural diversity maximizes human growth and development and enhances the quality of life in our community and throughout the world.

Philosophy

The Counseling Center at the University of Memphis is a comprehensive agency providing personal/psychological counseling, career counseling and psychological/vocational testing for students. Goals of the center include enhancing the development of the total person, contributing to the educational mission of the University through counseling, service to the campus and community, and services that seek to assist in the retention of students.

Mission Statement

The Counseling Center supports the University's mission by providing students with services that promote and enhance students' development in the areas of emotional stability, life-learning skills, and effective decision-making skills. This is accomplished through the provision of high-quality counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, proactive outreach, and training and supervision of counselor trainees.

Diversity Statement

All of the staff members at the Counseling Center at The University of Memphis strive to affirm, celebrate, and promote diversity in its broadest sense. We celebrate the differences among us, our students, and our community to support the dignity, worth, and value of all individuals. We have a firm commitment to address diversity in meaningful ways that challenge prejudice and discrimination, strive to continually improve our own knowledge, skills, and abilities, and to create an open, supportive environment where everyone is respected, welcomed, and appreciated.