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Remote Counseling Services

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Counseling Center is currently offering remote counseling services. These services are offered on a temporary basis to assist current students who have remained on campus or returned home and are in need of support in connecting with local mental health resources during the campus-wide remote learning.

Call Counseling Services

Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How do I contact Counseling Services?
  • What services are available as remote counseling?
  • Do I need to give my consent for remote counseling services?
  • What can I do if I experience a mental health crisis, but cannot attend an in-person session?
  • How does remote counseling work?
  • Are there any limits or risks related to remote counseling services?

Generally, students should be aware that:

  • Sessions could be disrupted, delayed, or communications distorted due to technical failures.
  • Remote counseling involves alternative forms of communication, which may reduce auditory cues and increase the likelihood of misunderstanding one another.
  • State laws govern the practice of remote counseling for licensed mental health clinicians. Counseling Center staff adhere to all applicable laws and guidelines in the provision of remote counseling services.
  • The Counseling Center remains committed to supporting the emotional well-being of our students. Please do not hesitate to call 404-270-5293 with any questions or concerns.

For information related to the College’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please view the Coronavirus Updates page.

Emergency Numbers

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Contact Us

Counseling Center
Fax: 404-270-5297

Vickie Ogunlade, Ph.D., LCSW

Assistant Director
Frances Cloud, LCSW

MacVicar Hall, 2nd Floor 
350 Spelman Lane, SW
Campus Box 1527
Atlanta, GA 30314

By appointment:
Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.