Counseling Services

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All of our services are strictly confidential.

Mental health/psychological counseling services are available at the Student Health Center to currently enrolled students of Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology. Knowing that college students face many pressures and challenges, our counseling staff aspires to provide the guidance and support needed to assist students in achieving academic and personal success.

A licensed mental health professional is available by appointment for individual counseling sessions, group therapy (as the need arises), and couples counseling (on a limited basis). In keeping with university policy, the counseling staff works on a Brief Therapy Solution Oriented model. The staff works closely with the Student Health Center medical providers in the event that a student needs to discuss medication options.

In addition, the counselor provides consultation and support services to university administration, departments, faculty, and staff regarding student well-being. They present trainings, workshops, screenings, and other mental health outreach services; as well as provide referrals to various community resources.

Students should plan to arrive 10 minutes early for their first counseling session, and check in at the computers near the front door. Please bring your student ID to all Student Health Center appointments.


Our counselor can screen students for depression, bi-polar, anxiety, substance abuse issues and eating disorders. Each semester the counseling staff presents numerous outreach programs on various mental health topics. They include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Stress Management
  • Test Anxiety
  • Effective Communication
  • Procrastination
  • Anger Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Group Grief Debriefing
  • TIPS Training
  • CA Training
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Greek Presentations
  • Crisis Intervention


Spindletop Center Crisis Line
24-Hour Hotline
800-937-8097 or 409-838-1818

Rape and Suicide Crisis Center
of Southeast Texas

24-Hour Hotline

Family Services of Southeast Texas
Women's Shelter
3550 Fannin, Beaumont
800-727-3080 or 409-833-2668
24 Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline
800-621-8882 or 409-832-7575

Baptist Hospital Behavioral Health Services
3080 College, Beaumont

Legacy Community Health Services
4450 Highland, Beaumont
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

Veteran's Administration Clinic
3420 Veterans Circle, Beaumont
800-833-7734 or 409-981-8550

Victim's Assistance Center
215 Franklin, 2nd Floor, Beaumont
409-833-3377 or 409-839-2318

Compassion Christian Counseling
1297 Calder, Ste B, Beaumont

Hand-Up Inner City Ministry
First Baptist Church
Second Thursdays, 10 am - 12 pm
900 Calder, Beaumont

Samaritan Counseling Centers
1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont
7980 Anchor Drive, Port Arthur

Salvation Army Social Services
Shelter, Pantry

9 am-12 pm / 1 pm-4 pm
Friday, 9 am-12 pm/1 pm-2 pm
1490 N 7th Street, Beaumont

Some Other Place
Meals Served Tuesday-Friday
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Sack Lunches Sat-Sunday, 11 am
1240 McFaddin, Beaumont

Contact for availability