Psychiatric ServicesAvailable through Student Counseling & Psychological Services (SCPS) to Auburn University students who are clients of SCPS or primary patients of the Auburn University Medical Clinic.
- Psychiatric evaluations and treatment for problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit disorder
- Psychiatric medications
- Referral for individual and group therapy with counseling staff
- Referral to other SCPS resources
While there are no charges for counseling-related services, psychiatric services are fee-based. Students may utilize their insurance, their family’s insurance, or pay out-of-pocket.
The process of psychiatric treatment begins by scheduling an intake appointment with a SCPS counselor. The counselor will evaluate your symptoms by performing a background screening and assessing the results. It is up to your counselor to recommend psychiatric services if they are needed, however, they may also recommend:
Take advantage of one of our drop-in groups (e.g., Mindful Mondays, Overcoming Problematic Thinking, etc.). Check the website for the current offerings. They change every semester.
Ask your intake counselor for their favorite stress and anxiety management resources (e.g., on-line relaxation recordings, mindfulness and meditation resources, deep breathing exercises, and apps etc.).
This workshop teaches you how to use tools and strengths that you already have in a way that is easy to implement in your life. The strategies can help with depressed mood, anxiety, relationship conflicts, low motivation, and the overall feeling that your life is not going the way you would like.
This workshop consists of three sessions (BRinging Awareness, IDentifying Values, GEneralizing skills) that are intended to help you learn new tools and get a better idea of what you might like to change in your life. The BRIDGE workshop uses an acceptance and commitment therapy approach to help you feel better equipped to begin to tackle your concerns.
This workshop includes three sessions that focus on helping participants understand depressive symptoms and build skills to manage these symptoms. Getting Unstuck utilizes a cognitive behavioral perspective to help you develop a plan for addressing your depressive symptoms.
To request more information call Student Counseling & Psychological Services