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Counseling and Health Center

About

The Clark College Counseling and Health Center supports student success by providing a range of professional counseling and medical services that are both affordable and conveniently available on campus.

Our staff is committed to social equity and non-discrimination.  We value and affirm all student identities.

Schedule an Appointment  

Please call, email, or drop by to schedule an appointment for mental health counseling or to see the nurse practitioner.

We are located in the Health Sciences Building (HSC) Room 124

Phone: 360-992-2614

Email: chc@clark.edu

Fax: 360-992-2853

Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
Friday
8:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m

Crisis Line

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the Clark County crisis line:
360-696-9560 or 800-273-talk (8255)
TTY: (866) 835-2755

Additional crisis resources available


Available Services

Mental Health Counseling

Seeking out mental health counseling is an act of bravery and shows that you are taking an active role in your self-care. We are glad you are here!  

Counseling is a collaborative process requiring active participation. Counselors help to navigate issues, identify resources, look at problems from a new perspective, or develop skills that help students find solutions on their own. Our counselors are licensed professionals with extensive education and clinical experience.

Students come to counseling for a variety of reasons, both academic and personal. Some common topics include:

  • Anxiety or depression
  • Deciding whether or not to stay in school
  • Relationship problems
  • Coping with stress
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Difficulty in class

Health Services

The Counseling and Health Center has a Nurse Practitioner available to provide a variety of health services.

We keep costs as low as possible, while also providing a high level of professional care. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of physical health problems
  • Immunizations, including all of those required for entry into Health Occupation Programs
  • Reproductive health exams and STI screenings
  • Basic first aid
  • Lab tests
  • Physical exams

Self-care Resources

The Counseling and Health Center makes a variety of free self-care items available to students. This includes over-the-counter medications, sexual health items, menstrual supplies, hot tea, snacks, and more.

We are also a quiet, peaceful, safe place for students to study, color in our coloring books, admire the artwork of fellow students in our lobby, or just hang out. Students are welcome to drop in anytime during open hours.

Spring Quarter Autism Spectrum Success Group

Do you identify as a student on the Autism Spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome?

  • Interested in making new social connections?
  • Want to learn how to identify your strengths and challenges?

Join us this Spring for an exciting, 6-week Autism Spectrum Success Group!

April 26 - May 31

Thursdays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am in the Counseling and Health Center- HSC 124.  Snacks provided!

Questions? Want to sign up?  Call Brenda Wierschin, 360-992-2946 or e-mail at bwierschin@clark.edu

If you need accommodations due to a disability in order to fully    participate in this event, you should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (Video Phone), or visit PUB 013.