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FAQ


What Does the Office of Personal Counseling Do?
Services available at Maryville include individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and referrals to outside psychiatric and mental health resources.

What to Expect During Your First Counseling Appointment:
For your first appointment with the Office of Personal Counseling, please arrive approximately 10 minutes early in order to complete some paperwork. During this appointment, you will have a chance to talk about concerns that brought you to counseling.

Together, you and your counselor will discuss what you hope to gain or accomplish and then decide the best course of action. Want to know more?  You can view a video tour of our offices here.

How Much Does It Cost?
Maryville University offers free, short-term, confidential counseling to all Maryville students.

What Do People Talk About In Counseling?
Potential topics of discussion include (but are not limited to):

  • adjustment to college life
  • test anxiety or stress about school
  • relationship concerns
  • cultural discomfort
  • depression
  • eating disturbances
  • alcohol and/or drug use
  • academic struggles
  • lack of motivation or energy
  • low self esteem
  • personality assessment
  • self-exploration
  • grief
  • the stresses of daily life

How Do I Contact the Office of Personal Counseling?
The Office of Personal Counseling is located in the University Library.
To schedule an appointment, call 314.529.9556 or stop by the office.

When is the Office of Personal Counseling Open?

  • Mondays 8:30am-8pm
  • Tuesdays 8:30am-7pm
  • Wednesdays-Fridays 8:30am-5pm
  • Walk-in Hours:
    Mondays and Thursdays: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Feel free to stop by for a chat or say Hello!

What if I can’t make it to the main campus to meet with a counselor?

The staff in the Office of Personal Counseling would be happy to talk with you and assist you in locating counseling resources that meet your needs based on geographic location, insurance, etc.


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