Eastern Michigan University

Frequently Asked Questions

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Students
  1. What is counseling?
  2. Isn’t it better for me to solve problems on my own?
  3. But I’m not crazy!
  4. Who will I see if I come to Counseling and Psychological Services?
  5. What kind of problems do students come to counseling for?
  6. Who can be seen for counseling?
  7. When can I see a counselor?
  8. Is there a charge for the services?
  9. What if I have an emergency?
  10. What can I expect at my first visit to CAPS?
  11. Will my counseling records be a part of my academic record?
  12. What if I need longer-term psychotherapy?
  13. What kind of workshops do you offer?
  14. What can I do if I am concerned about a friend?
  15. What self-help resources are available?
Parents
  1. How much does counseling cost?
  2. How does my child make an appointment?
  3. What can I do if I suspect that my daughter or son could benefit from professional help and support?
  4. Does Counseling and Psychological Services provide walk-in services?
  5. Can I talk to a counselor at Counseling and Psychological Services?
  6. My child is a first-year student and is coming to EMU already diagnosed with a depression and needs medication monitoring. Where does s/he go?
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