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Personal Counseling Services

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling services are 45 to 50 minutes in length.  During the initial meeting, the counselor will assess your needs and identify treatment goals with your input.  The exact direction of your counseling services will depend on the issues you bring into counseling, your counselor's perspective, and the goals you set for your work together.

Couples and Family Counseling

Couples counseling is available for romantic partnerships in which at least one partner is a registered student at Ferris State University.


Psycho-educational and treatment groups are offered and facilitated by the Personal Counseling Center staff.  Group topics and scheduling of groups varies by semester in order to meet the requests, needs, and availability of students.

Crisis Intervention

If there is concern about immediate or imminent violence by the student to self or others, call 911.

For a counseling emergency or urgent situations that occurs during regular office hours (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), contact the Personal Counseling Center.  Walk-ins are accepted when it is determined that a student is unable to wait until the next available appointment.