A Guide to Your First Year at UW Bothell

Week 7 - Wellness

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Believe it or not, it’s very common to feel overwhelmed with day to day life, to have a hard time adjusting to the college experience, or to be dealing with a significant loss. Many students are meeting with counselors who can help you work through this difficult time.

Personal, confidential counseling is included in your tuition and there is no limit to the number of times you can meet with them. UW Bothell counselors can help with a wide range of personal concerns such as:

Anxiety and Stress Management                    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Test Anxiety                                                    Eating Disorders
Depression                                                      Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Grief and Loss                                                 Veterans Readjustment
Suicide Prevention                                          Assertiveness Skills
Coping with Trauma

All services are offered in a safe and supportive environment. To schedule an appointment, please call (425) 352-3183 or stop by the reception desk in UW1-080.

On-line screening is available for depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, alcohol, and eating disorders. At the login screen enter keyword: "UWBOTHELL"                      

You can also check out their FAQ page that answers questions such as:

When should you seek counseling?
Students are welcome to call and make an appointment with a counselor when they feel they need help in resolving a personal problem, want to explore personal growth issues or need additional support.

What kinds of problems do students seek help with?

Adjustment Difficulties
All Types of Anxiety                  
Concentration Difficulties             
Grief and Loss
Relationship Problems           
Domestic violence                             
Sleeping Difficulties
Family of Origin Issues          
Veterans' Issues                                 
Low Self-Esteem
Sexual Assault                        
Academic Problems                           
Parenting Concerns Substance Abuse

or any other concern causing distress or interfering with academic progress. Counseling Services also provides couples' counseling.

Will everything be kept confidential?

All appointments are kept confidential except that information which a counselor is required to report by law (i.e., child abuse, suicide or homicide intent, etc.). Counseling appointments are not a part of a student's transcripts.

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Did You Know?

UW Bothell has been designated a veteran-friendly campus by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.