Counseling and Mental Health Services

Health challenges happen, and life as a graduate student can get complicated. When faced with a health concern, it’s important to recognize the issue and get help. This includes taking care of your mental health. The staff and faculty at the Health Science Center at UT Tyler are here to help students achieve personal and educational goals.

Students may consult program staff at their discretion about personal concerns. The Student Counseling Center, located on the campus of UT Tyler, helps students resolve their personal concerns and acquire the skills, attitudes, abilities, and insight that will enable them to meet the challenges of student life. The Student Counseling Center offers individual therapeutic counseling in a private, confidential setting to assist students in achieving personal and educational goals.

The Student Counseling Center is staffed by licensed professional counselors (LPC) with in-depth training, experience, and a varied background in counseling, testing, and teaching. Some common issues that students may deal with in counseling are: test anxiety, decision making. procrastination, communication difficulties, self-esteem, interpersonal conflicts, stress management, personal relationships, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, anxiety, depression, and many others.

Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (903) 566-7254.

In a crisis situation, these are more resources for students:

For All Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 9-1-1

Urgent But Not Life-Threatening:

Student Counseling Center on the UT Tyler Campus:

  • 24/7 (including holidays): (903) 566-7254
  • Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • To schedule an appointment call: (903) 565-5746
  • After Office Hours
    • UT Health Police: 4444 (on campus) or (903) 877-5297 (off campus). The on-call counselor will be contacted if needed.
  • The counseling center is located at the UT Tyler Main Campus (University Center Room 3170).

Andrews Center (Local Mental Health Authority)

  • 24/7 Crisis Line: (877) 934-2131
  • Office: (903) 597-1351
  • Address: 2323 West Front St., Tyler, TX 75702

Online Self-Help Tool

A self-help, completely private online library of behavioral health resources that includes interactive educational modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act.  Connect here to use the TAO Self Screening Tool.