There are three types of counseling session that can be conducted:
To enables students to develop the skills necessary for positive personal change. Together with the counselor, students address issues which are interfering with their success in college and life. Such issues might include self-confidence, anxiety and stress management, health concerns, relationship difficulties, and alcohol and drug problems. Students and counselor would explore new, more effective ways of dealing with life; learn how to implement more successful coping strategies and how to resolve personal difficulties.
Group counseling is conducted by 1 or 2 trained counselor(s). Group members get to give feedback to each other by expressing their own feelings about what others says and does. This interaction gives group members an opportunity to try out new behaviors and to learn more about the ways they interact with others. The topic of discussion will be focus more on college skills, coping skills and interpersonal skills.
To address matters, often of an individual nature, which are related to academic progress. Such issues might include college adjustment, time management, learning styles, exam or public speaking anxiety, educational decision-making, conflicts in the classroom or with lecturer and withdrawal from courses.