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Counseling for College Students in Alpharetta, GA

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Mental Health Services for College Students

Similar to many life transitions, the college and university experience can be both exciting and frightening. College students often find themselves struggling with making decisions, adjusting, socializing, and planning. This can lead to heightened symptoms of anxiety, loneliness, and symptoms of depression.

What can be even more difficult for these individuals is making decisions on how to deal with their symptoms. Many universities offer college counseling centers, however, they may not use the best approaches for each individual’s needs. HWP’s counseling services provide guidance in this area by helping you find root causes of mental health problems and providing solutions tailored to your needs.

What to Expect in College Counseling

College-related anxiety manifests itself in many different ways, from mild and common to extreme cases. Fear is a powerful emotion that can cause either real or imagined worries when it comes to our future plans for what will happen after college – even if we haven’t experienced these fears ourselves, they are still prevalent amongst other students feeling anxious about their futures as well.

HWP is unique in that it takes a different approach to therapy. It will help you get to the root cause of your symptoms and then work with you on short-term or long-term treatment based on how severe they are. Our team helps college students find out what their psychological problems might be by using an integrative approach for both mental and physical health issues while also looking at the severity of each problem’s symptoms.

Therapy can be a collaborative process. You’ll work with your therapist to identify specific concerns and together, you will develop skills and techniques that are tailored for coping in order to assist during these difficult times.

Who is it for?

HWP is an integrative counseling practice that offers counseling services to individuals who are preparing for college, currently in college, are planning to return to college, or are about to graduate college. The staff at HWP has experience working with many different types of anxiety and problem-solving situations that may come up during the college years.

Depending on your location and the practitioner you work with, these sessions can be conducted in person at our Alpharetta location, via video, or a combination of both. Schedule a free phone consultation today to learn more about our offerings and to learn more about how we can help you.

College Counseling Focus Areas

Similar to counseling for adults, counseling sessions with college students will focus on identifying thoughts that cause anxiety. The therapist may work with the student to develop skills for managing their stress levels, and much more. Areas addressed in counseling include, but are not limited to:

  • Chronic stress/ feeling overwhelmed
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling isolated or stuck
  • Difficulty concentrating or staying organized
  • Difficulty managing online classes/workload
  • Poor study habits
  • Lack of motivation
  • Feeling confused about the future
  • Excessive worry

Counseling For College Students

Our team helps college students find out what their psychological problems might be by using an integrative approach for both mental and physical health issues while also looking at the severity of each problem’s symptoms. 

Reach out today so we can have a more detailed conversation about which treatments will work best for you, whether it’s short-term or long-term care as well as learning about any other services our office offers that may help you. Schedule a free consult today!

Counseling Counseling

Individual Counseling Session Rates

All sessions are 45 – 50 minutes long and are held either in-person or via video. Sessions are typically scheduled every week or every other week at a minimum.

Fully Licensed Clinicians (LCSW, LPC, LMFT): $155 per session

Supervised Associate Level Clinicians (LMSW, APC, AMFT): $125 per session

Supervised Masters Level Clinicians (MA, MS, MEd): $105 per session

What Our Clients Say

"I knew from the moment I met her that she was different than some of the therapists I've had in the past. I didn't feel like a weirdo. She made me feel accepted and safe."

- Elizabeth S. (Google)

"Throughout this process, I have learned to forgive, accept, and manage what I can control."

- Katherine D. (Google)

"I tried counseling here and there in the past, and although each time was a step in the right direction, this time I've noticed an absolute change in my mindset and how I feel."

- Michelle T. (Google)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

If you are a new client, you may schedule your complimentary consultation or your initial appointment by visiting the contact page and filling out the short form or outreaching directly to your desired provider by calling (470) 740-7121.

If you are an existing client, please outreach to your provider directly either by telephone, email, or via the client portal secure messaging system.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will be charged for missed appointments and cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.