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Counseling Center

About the Center 

The Counseling Center's services are available to the students of Concordia University-Chicago. All services are strictly confidential and free of charge.  The Center is available Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

The Center is committed to providing a range of personal counseling services, including:

  • Evaluation
  • Short-term psychotherapy
  • Referrals to off-campus resources & services
  • A variety of periodic psychoeducation, workshops, and mental health and wellness screenings

The staff at the Counseling Center have completed the necessary requirements for licensure in the state of Illinois. In addition to the academic, state, and national requirements, they have had many years of clinical experience.  The department also has two graduate-level counseling interns from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology whom have met

The Center especially strives to help students successfully make important transitions, such as starting college, living away from home for the first time, transferring from another school to Concordia, or returning to college after a time away from school.

Center Location: Krauss Hall,  Office 218/210

An initial appointment may be scheduled by calling the Counseling Center at 708-209-3229 or email at Counseling.Services@CUChicago.edu

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Below are some online links and resources to assist in everyday mindfulness to combat the stresses and strains of student life.

Mayo Clinic Stress Reduction website:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/mindfulness-exercises/MY02124

Meditation Oasis:

www.meditationoasis.com

Mindfulness:

www.mindful.org

Free Apps for smartphone, tablet, or computer:

-         Headspace

-         ACT Coach

-         Breathe2relax

-         Breathing Techniques by Hemalayaa

-         CBTI-Coach

-         Mindfulness Coach

-         Mindshift

-         T2 Mood Tracker

-         Take a Break!

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For those experiencing grief or loss

Center for Loss & Life Transition:

https://www.centerforloss.com/grief/grief-mourning-basics/