The Counseling Center is a learning and resource center that provides personal counseling to individuals and groups, consultative services and educational programming. The services of the center promote positive growth and development in personal, social, and academic areas.
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Counseling records are kept confidential, separate from other student records. No record or information is released to a third party without students' permission, except in a life-threatening situation, when court ordered or mandated by law.
Joan has served as the Averett University counselor since August 1997. Prior to coming to Averett she served as a Clinical Director at Health Options, P.C. She also has twelve years of health care management experience.
- Adjustment Difficulties
- Relationships, including roommate, marital & family
- Eating Disorders
Referrals are made to local psychiatric providers as needed
Special Needs Groups
Counseling Center Staff
- Alcohol Awareness
- Anger Management
- Suicide Prevention
- Healthy Relationships
- Other Programs scheduled as needed
Joan Kahwajy-Anderson, M.Ed., L.P.C.
Director of Counseling