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Counseling

Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center

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TWUCCC Mission

At Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center, our mission is to provide counseling and education to Texas Wesleyan students, faculty and staff. Consultation and training help facilitate the retention, adjustment and development of the University overall. Maintaining quality service, an ongoing goal of excellence, enables us to optimally meet the mental health needs of our university population as well as those within the community who seek our services.

About the TWUCCC

The Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center has proudly served all Texas Wesleyan campuses and the surrounding community since opening our doors on September 24, 2017. The original Glick House was where we began and finally out grew in 2015 and moved to our current location, 3110 E. Rosedale, on the south side of the campus. 

Clinical services are provided by master-level and doctoral-level counseling students from the Graduate Counseling department. The Community Counseling Center director or a doctoral student may see Wesleyan faculty and staff per their request.

The director, a clinical graduate faculty member, as well as other doctoral students supervise each case by weekly consultations with the student counselor.

As a training facility, videotaping, audiotaping and/or observations (behind a one-way mirror by other counselors and/or supervisors) occur regularly as an additional benefit to the client.

Faculty are approved supervisors through one or more of the following organizations: 

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Who is Eligible and What is the Cost?

All students (including Distance Learners, see below), faculty and staff are entitled to free personal counseling services on campus at the Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center.

We are also open to the public at a sliding scale rate starting at $10.

We offer face-to-face counseling, as well as online counseling.

At this time we only accept cash and checks as forms of payment.

Online & Distance Learners

The Texas Wesleyan Community Counseling Center offers a broad range of personal counseling services without fees. A licensed counselor is available to assist students as well as faculty and staff with personal and interpersonal problems. Students have an opportunity to explore their concerns in a private, confidential meeting. When feasible, group meetings may be formed to help students cope with specific problem areas. Substance abuse assessment and intervention are available through the Counseling Center.

For those students who may benefit from resources in the community, referrals will be made to appropriate agencies and/or professionals. Students enrolled in the graduate counseling programs are referred to counseling services off campus. Specifically, these students are referred to the University of Texas at Arlington’s Graduate School of Mental Health Clinic. Students are charged by the clinic on a sliding scale based on the income of the student.

Distance Learning (DL) Students

The Texas Wesleyan Community Counseling Center serves to be a resource to assist DL students with locating a counselor so the student may receive counseling services. For DL students residing outside travel access within Texas, the Texas Wesleyan Community Counseling Center can provide up to five telephonic counseling sessions. Should the student need more than five telephonic sessions, the Texas Wesleyan Community Counseling Center will serve as a resource to assist the student in a process for locating a counselor in their area who can provide local support. Students residing outside of Texas will be able to call the Texas Wesleyan Community Counseling Center to receive a telephonic conversation to assess the student’s needs. The therapist who conducts the conversation can then refer the student to the best possible agency or provider in the student’s area.

Counseling Service Offered
  • Parent Consultation
  • Individual Counseling
  • Counseling Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Grief Counseling
  • Substance Abuse
  • School‑Related Issues
  • Partner Violence Counseling
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Activity‑Based Counseling
  • Depression Screening and Treatment
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender affirmative therapy
  • Multicultural Affirmative Counseling
  • Treatment for Eating Disorders
  • Crisis Intervention

We DO NOT perform “forensic services” (child custody, disability claims, assessment for legal purposes, psychological/psychiatric evaluations) and CANNOT provide forensic opinions, reports, psychiatric assessments, or recommendations according to Rule 465.18, Texas Administrative Code, Title 22.

We do not have Psychologists or Psychiatrists at this location to do such assessments or prescribe medications.

Role of Our Counselors

What are the roles of a counselor?

  • Helps client examine life’s concerns
  • Helps client regain a clear understanding of personal strengths; provides support
  • Promotes emotional growth and stability
  • Provides therapeutic intervention/referral
  • Teaches new skills that promote success in life
  • Aids in grief recovery; enhances problem-solving skills
  • Recognizes the uniqueness of each individual
Confidentiality

The Counselors/Therapists of the Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center respect client confidentiality to the fullest extent allowed by law. Information about a student's participation in Counseling Services will not be released outside of Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center to anyone, including TWU faculty and staff, without the student's written authorization. There are, however, limits to confidentiality as required by law. These limits may include the following:

  • threat to life (self and/or others)
  • suspected child or elder abuse
  • previous abuse by a counselor
  • court order
Intake Paperwork

This is the intake paperwork you'll fill out when you visit Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center.

Intake Paperwork 2021 (PDF)

If the client is a minor, or a minor will be present in a family session, the form below needs to be filled out)

Parental Consent (PDF)

For Intakes in Spanish (Ingestas en español): 

Spanish Intake Paperwork 2021 (PDF)

Parental Consent For Minor - Spanish (PDF)

Spanish Release of Information (PDF)

If you need to request your records or need attendance reports you will need to fill out a Release Of Information.

If you are requsting records, it may take up to 14 days to get everything.

Scheduled Closures for 2021

The following are scheduled days the Texas Wesleyan University Community Counseling Center will be closed for 2021.

For inclement weather or unforeseen closures, please see the top banner of all pages on the txwes webpage, or tune in to your local news station. If the Texas Wesleyan Campus is closed, the TWUCCC will also be closed.

  • Nov. 22 – Nov. 28, 2021 - Thanksgiving
  • Dec. 19, 2021 – Jan. 9, 2022 - Christmas Break

Helpful Links and Numbers

  • ULife - Online Resource for Student Mental Health
  • www.texassuicideprevention.org - Texas Suicide Prevention 
  • MHMR Tarrant County - 817-569-4451
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255 (For Spanish call 1-888-628-9454)
  • Text "GO" to 741741