Personal Counseling Assistance Program

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What is PCAP?

The Personal Counseling Assistance Program (PCAP) is a free and confidential service provided to CPCC students who are facing challenging times.  The student and the Counselor work together to discover solutions for problems and create strategies for successfully  meeting goals.  When a student can benefit from the services of other professionals, PCAP Counselors will provide appropriate referrals.

What kinds of things can PCAP help me with? (Guidelines)
Examples of issues which can be addressed in PCAP include:

  • Stress and worry
  • Mild depression
  • Struggles in personal relationships
  • Parenting issues
  • Low self-confidence or self-esteem
  • Test-taking anxiety
  • Grief
  • Goals and motivation

 

What issues can PCAP help me to understand better and find assistance with? Examples of concerns for which PCAP provides referrals are

  • Major depression
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself or other people
  • Substance abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Physical, emotional and sexual abuse
  • Severe psychiatric and emotional disorders

How do I obtain assistance through P-CAP?

You may call 704.330.6433 to make an appointment with a counselor. Or, drop by the receptionist desk in Central High on the 3rd floor to make an appointment. Please specify that you want an appointment for personal counseling. In emergency situations, whenever possible, students will be seen without an appointment.

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