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Online Therapy for College Students

You're a college student with a lot on your plate. You're trying to balance your schoolwork and your social connections, but you find yourself skipping out on school expectations to experience college life with your roommates or friends. Or maybe you can't seem to find the motivation to keep pouring all of your energy into assignments for classes you're just not that interested in. 

Adjusting to college has been difficult and sometimes you question whether or not you're making the right choices for yourself. It's been hard to keep up with school and find time to do all of the things you're expected to do as a college student. Your grades aren't quite what you thought they would be and your disappointment is weighing on you. Or maybe your grades are great, but you're exhausted from keeping up with the demands of being a successful student. 

No one prepared you for how stressful college would really be. It's hard to live away from home and feel like an adult when you don't have all of the answers. You're managing your own money, creating new social connections and keeping up with schoolwork, all while working a part-time job and trying to figure out what you want to do with your life.

College is stressful and it's absolutely okay to ask for help. Sometimes, we just need a little time and space to unload all of the daily pressures of being a college student and balancing life. We're happy to provide a place for you to process and problem-solve your unique challenges, and find a bit of relief from all of those stressors weighing you down.  

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We most commonly support college students with:

  • Emotional overwhelm

  • Depression or sadness

  • Low mood or feeling down

  • Loneliness or isolation

  • Anxiety or worry

  • Stress and time management

  • Panic attacks or anxiety attacks

  • Social anxiety or avoidance of social situations

  • Procrastination or avoidance

  • Perfectionism

  • People-pleasing

  • Overfunctioning

  • Obsessive-compulsive tendencies 

  • Low self-esteem or self-doubt

  • Comparison of self to others

  • Shame and guilt 

  • Feeling inadequate

  • Fear of failure

  • Adjusting to college

  • Major life changes / transitions

  • Work or college burnout

  • Career / life goals

  • Decision-making 

  • Changing unwanted habits

  • Anger / irritability / frustration

  • Communication

  • Boundaries

  • Sleep difficulties

  • Social media fatigue

  • Compassion fatigue

  • Relationships / social connections

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Anxiety, Worry & Stress Reduction

Are you an overwhelmed and anxious over-thinker with terrible stress keeping you up at night? 


Therapy that provides you with skills and tools to help manage your stress, challenge your tendency to jump to negative conclusions, and bring calm and peace into your life. 

Communication, Boundaries & Self-Expression

Do you have wants and needs but find it hard to express these? Do you want to say "no" but feel like you're letting others down? 

Therapy that encourages you to explore your current wants and needs, how you advocate for yourself, and where and when you set boundaries. 

Self-Esteem, Self-Acceptance & Confidence

Do you feel bad about yourself and dwell on your flaws? Are you worried about what others think and say about you? 

Therapy that empowers you to challenge your fears and insecurities, explore your strengths, qualities and uniqueness, and love and care for yourself the way you need and deserve. 

Self-Care & Life Balance

Do you cringe when you hear the term "self-care?" Do you find yourself spending more time on TikTok, Instagram or Netflix than doing things that benefit your mental health? 

You want to take care of yourself, but you're stuck in old patterns of unhealthy coping. We get it.


Therapy that inspires you to listen to your inner needs and care for your entire being in a way that feels best for you. 

Relationships & Social Connections

Are you struggling to connect with others in deep and meaningful ways? Are you in need of a support system, but feel like this doesn't currently exist? 

Relationships are incredibly important!


Therapy that motivates you to break through your relationship barriers to build healthy and lasting connections.

If you are ready to take the next step, we invite you to connect with us. Our counselors offer a free 15-minute phone or video consultation so you can get a feel for whether we are a good fit for your unique needs.


If you’re interested in learning more, contact us. We'd love to help you get started!

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