Mission & Goals

 Mission Statement

The Mission of Student Counseling and Psychological Services at Augusta University is to provide comprehensive mental health services to our students to promote success, retention, and overall health and well-being.

Our work encompasses direct clinical care (e.g., individual, couples and group counseling; crisis services), consultation, and prevention and outreach initiatives. We also aim to provide learning opportunities for our students to better understand themselves, others, the world around them, and to make intentional and informed choices leading to overall health and wellness. We provide these services through the highest standards of practice guided by our professional and ethical codes of conduct.

We also support the academic mission of our institution by providing practicum and internship opportunities for masters-level counselors.

Vision Statement

Student Counseling and Psychological Services at Augusta University strives to be a community of professionals who model and work to create a culture of vulnerability, trust, safety, open communication, fairness, respect and dignity of all persons, compassion, curiosity, and a commitment to life-long learning. We strive to be self-aware and reflective, and to engage in continual self-assessment of ourselves, our center, and the services we are providing. We also strive to be a model for social justice and fair and compassionate treatment of all individuals.

Diversity Statement

Student Counseling and Psychological Services at Augusta University is committed to creating a welcoming, safe, inclusive, equitable, and affirming environment. We believe diversity enriches our university community and includes individual and group differences and similarities in age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual/affectional orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion/spirituality, disability/ability, language, socioeconomic status, veteran status, body shape/size, point of view, and political affiliations.