Personal Counseling Personal Counseling

Personal Counseling

If you are experiencing a life-threatening mental health emergency, call 911.

 

Our counseling services assist students in managing personal problems which may impact their ability to meet their academic and career goals. We provide short-term solution-focused counseling, crisis intervention, assessment and referrals to mental health resources.

 

Personal Counseling appointments can address issues related to:


  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Abuse and violence
  • Gender and cultural identity
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Substance use
  • Balancing family life, work, and academics

 

 

Jennifer McAninley Kathryn Manwiller, M.S.W., LCSW-C
Counselor
Specializes in Personal Counseling

 

Schedule Appointment

 

 

External Personal Counseling Resources


 

Counselors serve as a resource for students in crisis; however, students who have on-going, long-term, or therapeutic counseling needs are referred to agencies in the community. Contact information for some Frederick County counseling resources is listed below:

 

Helpful resources


 

Visit JED's Love is Louder Action Center at: https://www.loveislouder.org/ for tips, tools and resources for staying calm, kind, active and connected while we stay in and stay safe!

You don't have to face pandemic-related stress alone! AWAY FORWARD TOGETHER:  https://awayforwardtogether.org/

http://www.ulifeline.org/: Your online resource for college mental health and screening tools!

https://www.livewellfrederick.com/2020/04/22/staying-healthy-and-well-during-a-pandemic/

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

https://www.jedfoundation.org/covid-19-resource-guide-for-students-teens-young-adults/

LGBTQ resources:

http://www.thefrederickcenter.org/links-to-resources/emergency-help

Mental Health resources:

The Mental Health Association Walk-In Crisis Clinic: https://211md.org/

CRISIS Text Hotline: Text 4HOPE to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources: https://psychhub.com/

Info on Pandemic Impact and PTSD:
https:www.themighty.com  

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/education-awareness/shareable-resources-on-coping-with-covid-19.shtml
 
https://www.activeminds.org/about-mental-health/be-there/coronavirus/
 
https://www.sheppardpratt.org/care-finder/virtual-crisis-walk-in-clinic/
 
https://www.brooklane.org/patients/urgent-mental-health-care
 
https://afsp.org/story/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty

https://seizetheawkward.org/coronavirus
 
Protecting and Supporting Your Mental Health in Challenging or Uncertain Times:
https://www.bevocalspeakup.com/COVID19-and-mental-health.html
 
Seven ways to stay positive during a crisis:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5rh0m2axjfqm56b/Ways%20to%20Stay%20Positive%20During%20Crisis.pdf?dl=0
 
Guides for Covid-19:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jNwfwlgKlwAyT0NTaMQYjaUPkGrNg8Ab
 
What does Mental Health Mean to you? An open conversation with students about the intersection of kindness and mental health:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=Pz-VbjG_Rrg&app=desktop
 
Virtual help for College students with Substance Use, Mental Health issues and Depression :
https://thehavenatcollege.com/
 
https://frederickcountymd.gov/8071/Coronavirus---COVID-19-Resources
 
https://www.thereligiouscoalition.org/covid-emergency-rental-assistance/
 
https://alcoholicsanonymous.com/
 
https://alcoholicsanonymous.com/aa-meetings/maryland/
 
A great screening tool for depression:
https://helpyourselfhelpothers.org
 
For 24 Hour help for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault:
https://www.heartlyhouse.org/service/

FCC has many supports in place to help students succeed and thrive academically in this online environment. These include: