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Counseling Services

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Counseling Services provides psychological services and support for students that enhance psychological and emotional growth.

Services

The counseling department provides a limited number of psychological services to university students and their families utilizing brief therapeutic models. Services include:

  • Therapy for individuals, couples, and families
  • Study skills counseling
  • Presentations to university populations on special topics
  • Workshops tailored to student needs such as depression, relationships, and homesickness
  • Consultation services to students, staff and faculty

Fee for Services

Students currently enrolled and attending classes at OLLU San Antonio Campus are eligible for free counseling services. Referrals are made to community agencies for psychological and educational testing and other specialized needs. Students not currently enrolled are also referred to community agencies.

Confidentiality

The counseling department values the privacy of clients. Staff follow the ethical and professional standards of the counseling profession while ensuring confidentiality and privacy within certain legal limits.

Contact our Staff if …

  • You are feeling discouraged or unmotivated
  • Feelings of sadness or anger are persistent
  • You or someone you know has thoughts of self harm
  • You are having frequent conflicts with your roommate
  • You are having difficulty with classes
  • You are having trouble forming or maintaining relationships

Emergencies

During an emergency, if you are not able to visit the Counseling Services Office or it is after hours, please contact the University Police at 210-433-0911. Students experiencing emergencies after hours and off campus, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Please take note of the following emergency numbers:

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or text "home" to 741741
  • Crisis Care Center - Assessment over the phone: 210-225-5481
  • The Center for Health Care Services Crisis Line: 210-223-7233 or 1-800-316-9241
  • Emergency Room at University Hospital: 210-358-2078
  • The United Way Help Line: 210-227-4357

Emergency rooms close to the San Antonio campus

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Emergency Room
8026 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
https://methodistphysicianpractices.com/location/psychiatric-inpatient-management-services 

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough Ave.
San Antonio, Texas 78212
Main Number 210-757-2200
Emergency Department 210-757-2280
http://sahealth.com/location/metropolitan-methodist-hospital   

University Hospital — Psych ER
4502 Medical Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210-358-8881 
https://www.universityhealthsystem.com/services/behavioral-health  

San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
8550 Huebner Road
San Antonio, Texas 78240
210-541-5300
http://www.sanantoniobehavioral.com/  

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