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A Clarkson University education is more than what your student learns in class. It is also a time to grow, become more self confident, and prepare for the ups and downs of life. Clarkson University Counseling Services assists students in reaching their full potential for social and emotional development. Counseling is a proactive way to manage challenges and difficulties, gain perspective, and take responsibility for one's emotional welfare. Our services are confidential and offered at no additional cost. Students seek counseling for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to:

  • Relationship issues
  • Adjustment to change
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Sexual assault or harassment
  • Body image and eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Sexuality
  • Abuse, dependency and addiction
  • Self-esteem
  • Academic Struggles


FAQ’s

Is there any cost for counseling services?

Can I talk to the counselor about my son/daughter?

Can my son or daughter get psychopharmacological medications through the Counseling Center?

Can you make referrals to outside private practitioners?

Where can I get information about the counseling services?


Is there any cost for counseling services? 

There is no additional cost for students to see our counselors.


Can I talk to the counselor about my son/daughter?

Prior to a student engaging in services, this is allowed.  However, once a student begins services, they are covered under CFR 42 regulations and must give written permission.


Can my son or daughter get psychopharmacological medications through the Counseling Center?

To a limited degree, our Student Health Services does work with the Counseling Center and the student to prescribe anti-depressants/anxiety medications.  We also utilize hometown doctors and have limited ability to refer to a psychiatrist.


Can you make referrals to outside private practitioners?

We refer to both local outside private practitioners as well as professionals local to student’s home community.  In St. Lawrence County, there are not a lot of psychiatric services available to our students; but we do have some access to a limited number of psychiatrists.


Where can I get information about the counseling services?

For more information on counseling services, please visit www.clarkson.edu/counseling

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For more information, please visit the Counseling Center page.


Contact Information:

Student Health and Counseling Center
Educational Resource Center
Suite 1300
Phone: 315-268-2327
Fax: 315-268-3798

Director of Counseling and Health
Timothy J. Corbitt, MSW, LCSW
tcorbitt@clarkson.edu