• Group walking on the beach

We work to create a learning environment where you will feel safe, respected, and valued. Our goal is to encourage you to develop a well-rounded and balanced life including care for self, others, and the world. As the mental health resource for Northland College, this office provides free, comprehensive services to our students.

The professional counseling staff recognizes that the challenges of college life require a variety of personal strengths and problem solving skills. Short-term counseling is available, as well as crisis management and off-campus referral, to assist you to strengthen and develop your abilities to effectively cope with the experiences of living, growing, and learning at Northland.

Areas of Exploration

Many students take advantage of services to address concerns such as:

  • Motivation
  • Life-goal planning
  • Assertiveness
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Relaxation/stress management
  • Behavior change
  • Roommate problems
  • Relationship concerns
  • Self-esteem/self-acceptance
  • Eating issues/concerns
  • Sexuality
  • Family issues
  • Success skills
  • Goal setting
  • Test anxiety
  • Sexual decision-making
  • Time management