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Counseling Clinic


The Counseling Clinic allows graduate counseling interns to provide free confidential private counseling sessions to all Southeast Missouri State University students. The clinic offers both individual and group counseling opportunities on a wide variety of personal and academic topics. Call (573) 651-5169 or email to schedule an appointment. The clinic is located in Scully 318 with limited space also available at the River Campus.  Hours of availability are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For immediate assistance, please contact Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility at (573)-986-6191 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. After 5 p.m. or on weekends, Crisis Services is available by contacting DPS at (573) 651-2911.


The mission of the Counseling Clinic is to promote excellence in counselor training by providing high quality counseling services to university students. Let our graduate interns unlock your full potential as they work with you on concerns of homesickness, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, grief and loss, academic concerns, family problems, roommate conflicts, low self-esteem, drug or alcohol use, oppression, LGBTQ and identity, sleep difficulties, and more. There is also group counseling for topics such as test anxiety, performance anxiety, athlete post-op transition, international student discussion, LGBTQ+ group, and more!

Learning Outcomes

  • To provide opportunities for students to implement and develop expertise in counseling competencies under the close supervision of faculty, staff, and Ed.S. students.
  • To provide faculty with opportunities to observe students in practice, provide feedback, monitor progress, and substantiate students' mastery of counseling skills.
  • To serve as a resource to Southeast's students by providing free counseling and referral services, clinical screenings, and outreach programming.


Interns need to earn a grade of B or higher in each of the following courses:

  • CP 610 Counseling Orientation and Ethics
  • CP 612 Counseling Theories
  • CP 614 Counseling Skills
  • CP 616 Group Counseling
    9 additional credits or required course work from:
  • CP 611 Developmental Theories
  • CP 613 Social and Cultural Counseling
  • CP 615 Career Counseling
  • CP 617 Assessment in Counseling
  • CP 626 Advanced Career Counseling
  • CP 630 Foundations of School Counseling
  • CP 631 Crisis Intervention and Consultation
  • CP 640 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
  • CP 643 Psychodiagnostics and Treatment
  • CP 645 Marriage and Family Counseling

Contact Information

Dr. Kirsten LaMantia
Scully 409G, MS 5700
(573) 651-2138

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Scully 404
Department of Psychology and Counseling
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701