Welcome to the Counseling Center!

Welcome to the Counseling Center


The Counseling Center provides free and confidential behavioral health services to all Amarillo College students regardless of national origin, race, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, functional ability, socio-economic status, appearance, age, and religious affiliation. Services may include triage, assessment, referrals, individual and group counseling, and education.  We use shared-decision making to determine which services best fit Amarillo College students' needs based upon their personal behavioral health goals. We will work together to help develop personal awareness and skills to assist students in overcoming barriers of academic success.

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How We Can Help

There are many ways the Counseling Center can help support you in your behavioral health, wellness, and academic goals. We welcome you to make an appointment with our licensed professionals to see how best we can help. If a student presents with a concern beyond the scope of the Counseling Centers' care, we will be able to provide referral services to help with your needs. Our clinicians assist students with navigating a variety of challenges, including but not limited to the following:

  • Anxiety, depression, and/or stress
  • Developing coping, life, and academic skills
  • Adjusting to life challenges and transitions
  • Identity exploration
  • Eating concerns
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Relationship issues
  • Processing trauma
  • Resources for physical and behavioral health needs
  • Resources for social, environmental, and economic needs

 


Purpose

The purpose of Amarillo College's Counseling Center is to coordinate behavioral health and wellness services that facilitate Amarillo College's Core Purpose of helping each student to success.


Mission

In service to Amarillo College's Mission, the Counseling Center strives to transform our community and economy by assisting students with behavioral health and wellness services that promote learning, innovation, and achievement. We commit to providing quality and equitable services which aid in identifying, effectively coping, and preventing the behavioral, social, psychological and environmental challenges of Amarillo College students. Additionally, we actively engage in the development of community relationships and professional development that promotes the wellbeing of the Amarillo community.


Vision

The vision of Amarillo College's Counseling Center is to develop a multidisciplinary, equitable, and individualized approach using evidenced-based practices for the ethical assessment, treatment, and prevention of behavioral health and wellness concerns that provides a positive impact for all Amarillo College students.

Contact Us

Washington Street Campus, Student Services Center, 228
2201 S. Washington St.
Amarillo, TX 79109
Fax: (806) 345-5661

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Emergency Contact Information

If you are experiencing an emergency situation, please call one of the following:

  • 911 – National Emergency Hotline
  • 988 – Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
  • (806) 371-5911 – Amarillo College Police Emergency