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Counseling For College Students

We Are Here For You!

You’re a busy college student.

Privacy is important to you, so you don’t want your classmates to see you going to the campus counseling center. 

You are tired of being anxious, lonely, overwhelmed, and stressed, and you’re ready to make a change.

There is no doubt that college is stressful. In addition to your classes, assignments, and tests, you also have to navigate social and emotional challenges that arise. Maybe, it is your first time living away from home and managing your own money. Or you’re struggling to find new social groups, figure out who you are, or decide what you want to do with the rest of your life. When these stressors all occur at the same time, it can feel incredibly overwhelming.

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Synergy eTherapy's Counseling For College Students Is Convenient and Accessible

At Synergy eTherapy, all of our therapists enjoy helping college students navigate these challenges. Whether you live at home and commute to school or live on campus, our treatment approach will fit into your busy day, night, or the weekend! So, you don’t have one more “thing” to your full to-do list. 

Maybe, you used to see a therapist in your hometown before moving away to college. Or, your college counseling center is full or the hours of operation don’t fit your schedule. Whatever the reason, our online therapists can help you fit therapy into your schedule.

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What is "Typical" College Stress?

A little stress is normal and can even motivate students to study a little harder, reach out to a new friend, or pick up a part-time job. But, too much stress can lead to symptoms that can negatively impact their ability to function in their day-to-day life. Symptoms of stress include:

  • trouble sleeping
  • getting sick often
  • headaches/stomach aches
  • change in eating habits
  • social isolation
  • feeling anxious or depressed

These are common signs and symptoms of too much stress. And, when these symptoms begin to disrupt students’ mental health, it’s time to seek treatment.

Some Reasons Why Students Get Online Therapy:

Another mental health condition that has symptoms of Depression is called Bipolar Disorder. This mental health condition can also be extremely debilitating. With mood swings that can go up really hi and down really low, or mood cycling, can cause impairment at home, work, school and with friends.

Why College Students Should Consider Online Therapy?

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Finding ways to successfully cope with stress will save you from physical, emotional, and behavioral difficulties now and later in life. Learning effective coping strategies by processing this life change can reduce anxiety, sadness, and allow you to enjoy the present moment with much more ease. 

We know how hard it is to fit another appointment into your already busy day! But, with Synergy eTherapy, you can access your therapist directly and quickly with nighttime and weekend appointments. And, you don’t have to leave your dorm, apartment, or even walk outside!

Treatment For College Stress

Many of our Synergy eTherapists use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help you focus on your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. CBT is useful for a short-term, goal-oriented approach. There are many ways to help college students manage their stress levels. In addition to CBT, we also mindfulness, motivational therapy, and trauma-informed approaches when needed.

Together, you and your Synergy eTherapist will discover what coping techniques will help you reduce stress. These may include things like exercise, relaxation, and finding the time to balance your daily “to-do” list with some much-needed downtime. Also, spending time with your friends at school and talking to your family at home may serve as a useful way to cope with stress

Feel Better Faster!

College is a time of personal growth in so many ways, and learning how to successfully manage the stress of being an adult is part of the deal. It’s okay to ask for help, and know that you’re not alone. Talk to us about finding stress relief that works for you! Schedule your FREE Synergy eTherapy consultation with a therapist in your area today!

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Starting Online Counseling For Support

You deserve support. Our online therapists enjoy helping young adults navigate the stress of college life. You can begin online counseling services with three simple steps:

  1. Contact Synergy eTherapy.
  2. Meet with one of our online counselors.
  3. Begin online therapy and find ways to cope with the challenges of college life.
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Synergy eTherapy really helps me to open up my mind and see things from a different perspective. The conversations are nice because I feel a lot less alone…

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Other Mental Health Services At Synergy eTherapy

As an online counseling practice, our mission is to offer a variety of online mental health therapy services to help you focus on you. We take the stress out of getting the treatment you deserve with our flexible, convenient, and easy to use mental health services. We offer online therapy in several states including MinnesotaIowaWisconsinNew YorkSouth CarolinaFloridaKansasCaliforniaIllinois, Maine, and Georgia with new states added to our list on a regular basis. Depending on the therapist you see, we can offer counseling for traumadepression, substance abuse, medical conditions and more. Our online therapists help teenscollege students, adults and couples. In addition, we are able to offer psychiatric medication management in some locations. For questions regarding our cost, please visit the cost of investment page. Getting help doesn’t have to be complicated. Online counseling may be the answer you’ve been looking for.

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