COUNSELING CENTER


Admissions and Academic Counseling

Counselors are available to:

  • Discuss basic skills in math, reading, and English by reviewing scores of COMPASS (Lakeland's Placement Test) and/or ACT/SAT
  • Discuss program requirements
  • Assist with appropriate course selection
  • Assess your prior college coursework
  • Evaluate your degree/certificate semester before graduating
  • Review college transfer material
  • Review the transfer module
  • Offer you COUN 1001 (Orientation to College) or COUN 1300 (Skills for College Success)
Career Counseling

If you would like to determine your interests, strengths and weaknesses, and learn how to research career fields, we have:

  • Individual appointments
  • Discuss program requirements
  • Career interest testing
  • DISCOVER - a computerized career information resource
  • COUN 1100 - Career Exploration
  • COUN 1200 - Employment Strategies
Personal Counseling

Personal concerns can have a tremendous impact on your success in college. We can counsel you about:

  • Self-evaluation
  • Goal-setting
  • Stress management
  • Decision making
  • Personal adjustment
Policy and Procedure Counseling

If you are concerned about getting through "the system," we will:

  • Review the college catalog
  • Clarify policies that affect your progress
  • Refer you to the appropriate faculty member or administrator
  • Assist with completion of your graduation application or certificate application as there are strict deadlines
Psychological Counseling

Lakeland's campus psychologist is available to help students succeed in pursuing their education when personal, emotional or family problems may be interfering with their studies. Services include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Assessment
  • Short-term personal counseling
  • Short-term couples counseling
  • Referral to community and campus resources
  • Groups and workshops on mental health
  • Evaluation of academic and learning difficulties
  • More

Mental health crisis procedures.