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Health and Wellness

Personal Counseling

College is a time of personal growth and changes. It is exciting and rewarding, and can sometimes be overwhelming. Northeast understands that students might encounter difficult situations that could impede their academic, personal, and social progress. The counseling staff is dedicated to providing students with a safe environment where they can openly address their concerns and increase their self awareness while empowering them to deal with challenging areas in their lives.

Common topics covered in personal counseling, but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety / Depression / Stress
  • Relationship Concerns
  • Eating Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Communication Skills
  • Homesickness
  • Personal Growth
  • Academic Concerns
  • Diversity Concerns
  • Grief and Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Injuring Concerns
  • Sexual Abuse/Assault

Any student enrolled in six credits or more at Northeast Community College is eligible to receive free short-term counseling. Student referrals from peers, facility or staff are also welcomed. Students may also be referred to outside agencies if appropriate.

The personal counseling staff is licensed and follows the legal and ethical guidelines of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Counseling Association for professional behavior and confidentiality.

Appointments can be made by visiting the College Welcome Center, Admissions and Student Services office, or calling (402) 844-7277 anytime from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

College Welcome Center

Northeast Community College
801 E. Benjamin Ave.
Norfolk NE 68701
Telephone: (402) 844-7277