Frequently Asked Questions


1. Do your services cost money?

2. How long are appointments?

3. Are the counselors licensed?

4. Are your services confidential?

5. What is a skills group?

6. Can you help me with my class schedule?



 

1. Do your services cost money?
No, our services are free for registered GVSU students.
 

2. How long are appointments?
Individual appointments (both personal and career related) are scheduled for 50 minutes, group therapy lasts 1.5 hours.
 

3. Are the counselors licensed?
The GVSU Counseling Center is certified by the IACS. All of our counselors are licensed professionals.
 

4. Are your services confidential?
Yes, all Counseling Center staff are committed to the confidentiality of clients, within the law. Click here to download a copy of our confidentiality policy.
 

5. What is a skills group?
A skills group is a therapy group that focuses on developing a particular skill, such as calming techniques or stress management. See our skills groups page for a list of groups currently offered.
 

6. Can you help me with my class schedule?
The Counseling Center does not help students schedule their classes; however Student Academic Success Center does.



More questions? Give us a call.