The Counseling Center, Student Health Center, and Prevention and Outreach Services support students’ mind, body and spirit throughout their Brockport experience.The information contained in this website is not intended to diagnose or treat a mental health concern. We simply invite you to learn more about what we do and how we can help.
The Counseling Center at The College at Brockport promotes the personal development and psychological well-being of all students by providing quality mental health services.
Improving accessibility of mental health resources to the diverse student population and their ever changing mental health needs.
Scope of Practice
Three essential roles for advancing the educational mission of The College at Brockport:
- Providing clinical services that help students achieve their academic and personal goals.
- Educating the campus community about the psychological and developmental needs of students through community-level interventions, outreach programming, and consultation.
- Responding to the effects of crisis impacting individual students and the campus community.
The Counseling Center provides short-term, goal focused therapy model to assist students who are experiencing concerns and needs that are interfering with their ability to be successful in school and/or with their individual personal growth, functioning and adjustment. Many students are seen for one visit, while the average treatment length is 5 to 6 sessions within an academic year. Session length, however, is based on need.
The overall objective is not to uncover and address every issue with which a student may have faced in his/her/their life or to provide continual maintenance for chronic psychiatric disorders. Rather, our objective is to facilitate adaptation, adjustment and resilient functioning in order to enable the student to continue enrollment in college and to pursue academic, career and personal success with minimal disruption or delay.
If you regularly see a professional for counseling in your home community, our recommendation is that you continue services with that provider, if possible. Weekly, specialized, or intensive clinical services that require meeting beyond identified short-term goals are outside the scope of the Counseling Center. Should you desire such services, we recommend receiving care from a mental health specialist in the Rochester community.