The Counseling and Testing Center provides a variety of services to members of the Cleveland State University community. The mission of the Counseling Center is to provide effective psychological services to students, faculty and staff of Cleveland State University (CSU). The Counseling Center participates in the University's commitment to teaching, research and service, and has the charge of providing effective counseling and related psychological services to members of the CSU community. These services are intended to assist students, faculty and staff to achieve their academic, vocational and personal goals. The Center's specific mission is to provide a range of services that respond to the specific needs of students, faculty and staff, and that enhance the quality of life in CSU's diverse community.
The Center's clinical staff consists of psychologists, licensed counselors and licensed social workers, and counseling and psychology graduate trainees. The counselors and psychologists at the Counseling Center adhere to the ethical principles set forth by the American Psychological Association, the American Counseling Association, and the National Association of Social Workers. Sessions are private and are provided without charge to CSU students. All discussions and records are kept strictly confidential, except in rare and unusual circumstances, such as when there is an imminent risk of injury to clients of the Center or identified others.