About Us

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The mission of the Georgia Tech Counseling Center is to enhance the academic and personal experience and success of all students by providing a variety of counseling and psychological services to students and the greater campus community. The Counseling Center accomplishes its mission by offering services that facilitate students’ personal development, assist in the alleviation, remediation, and prevention of distress, as well as services that educate students in ways that develop self-awareness, self-reliance, and self-confidence. The Center is staffed by licensed psychologists, counselors, and marriage and family therapists, as well as pre-doctoral interns and graduate practicum students. The services at the Counseling Center are accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS). The pre-doctoral internship training program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

The Counseling Center is a member of the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD), the Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services (ACCCCS), the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA), and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

The Counseling Center educates students for life by providing a variety of services and programs that are consistent and consonant with the strategic plan goals of the Institution and the Division of Student Affairs. Services include short-term individual counseling, group and couples counseling, assessment, crisis intervention as well as outreach programming and consultation for faculty and staff and family and friends of Georgia Tech students. Through our range of services, the Georgia Tech Counseling Center contributes to overall student success and the Institute’s core vision to “define the technological research university of the 21st century and educate the leaders of a technologically driven world.”