Counseling Services provides confidential, individual short-term counseling, at no charge to all full time undergraduate students in the Women’s College. Students often seek personal counseling for help with such issues as family conflict, anxiety and stress, depression, loneliness, relationship problems, grief, violence, abuse, financial worries, balancing multiple roles, helping a friend and many other concerns.
Programs/Workshops for Students
Developmental programming, workshop series and trainings are offered throughout the academic year. Topics include health anger management, self-exploration, healthy relationships, relaxation and stress reduction, women’s issues and more.
Presentations are available to students organizations and groups, classrooms, and for faculty and staff. Please call Counseling Services to discuss a needed presentation.
Consultation and Referrals
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to consult with the counselor if they are concerned about the emotional health of a student or need outside sources for help.
Scheduling an Appointment
Appointments: Students rescheduling, canceling or making appointments may speak directly with the counselor at 786-3603 or talk to Brenda Greene in the front office at 786-3856. Leave a voice mail if necessary.
You can easily see real-time availability and schedule your appointment at https://calendly.com/mmeriwether
Hours: Counseling Services is open from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. If you are in need of emergency assistance when Counseling Services is closed, please call Columbia College Police Department at 786-3333 or Palmetto Richland Hospital Emergency Room at 434-6350.
Rescheduling: Advance notice of 24 hours or more in changing appointments is appreciated.
Canceling appointments: Please inform Counseling Services if a session cannot be attended. No-showing for an appointment counts against your session limit, unless there are mitigating circumstances.