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    Counseling & Testing Center

    2106 Centennial Hall     Phone: 608.785.8073     Fax: 608.785.8965

    The Counseling & Testing Center offers several distinct services:

    • Counseling (Personal, Academic Skills, and ADHD Assessments)
    • Testing (Placement, College Admission, Workforce, Correspondence)

    This page outlines our Counseling services, Check out left column of this page for a link to our Testing services.

    Counseling Services

    We offer confidential counseling services (Personal Counseling, Academic Skill Building, and ADHD Assessments) to currently enrolled UWL students.

    There is no fee for Personal Counseling or Academic Skill Building appointments. To get started, call or stop in to make an appointment (first appointment is 20-30 minutes for personal counseling or 45-50 minutes for academic skill building). To help your counselor understand your concerns, we ask that you:

    You can download and complete the above forms at home or come 15 minutes prior to your appointment and we will have the forms available for you to complete in our office. You and your counselor will then discuss your situation and determine what counseling service(s) will be most helpful.  If you want to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please do so at least 24 hours before your appointment. Continued services include individual and group options.

    Reasons why students seek Personal Counseling or Academic Skill Building:  

    • Personal Counseling:  to get help with resolving conflicts, solving problems, handling crisis situations, making decisions, understanding self, understanding others, and developing better coping skills.  They also come in to address concerns about their own or a friend's alcohol or drug use, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and so much more.
    • Academic Skill Building: for assistance with note taking, studying, test preparation, managing test anxiety, test taking skills, vocabulary.  Check out our Academic Skill Building page. 

    If you are intererested in an ADHD assessment, stop in our office and pick up an ADHD Pre-Assessment packet which outlines the assessment process.