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Counseling Services

****In person visits at the Counseling Center are currently suspendend****

We are still offering counseling services to students through this difficult time. 

We are offering zoom sessions as well as phone sessions up to 50mins with students who are currently within of the state of New Mexico. 

If anyone is interested in receiving telephonic mental health services from the Counseling Center at at NMT, please email counseling@nmt.edu for more information. Or call our main number 575-835-6619 Monday - Friday from 8:00a.m to 4:00p.m.

Note: The way we provide services has been amended in order to meet the standards recommended by Governor Lujan Grisham as well as to adhere to the ethics required by our licensing board.

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Mission Statement:

The mission of Counseling Center is to support the emotional, intellectual and social development of students at New Mexico Tech. NMT Counseling Center helps individuals resolve existing problems, prevent potential problems, and develop new skills that will enrich their lives.

 

Office Hours and Location:

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Counseling Center is located on the first floor of the Joseph A. Fidel Center. The entrance is outside of Fidel on the NW side of the building, adjacent to Workman. 

 

Our Providers:

We adhere to the Code of Ethics of the New Mexico Board of Clinical Mental Health Counselors .  Crisis intervention is available; counseling is provided by a New Mexico licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) and an independently-licensed clinical mental health counselor (LPCC).

Eligibility 

Currently enrolled NMT graduate or undergraduate student registered for a minimum of 6 credit hours will be seen for an initial appointment. The initial appointment is an opportunity for your counselor to determine if the services we offer are appropriate for your needs and for you to decide if our services are a good fit for you.

Confidentiality

The State of New Mexico legally recognizes that communication between a counselor and her/his client as privileged and confidential. We will not disclose your contacts with us to your spouse/partner, your parents, professors, or anyone else without your permission.

There are few narrow exceptions:

Scheduling an Appointment

You will be contacted within 1 to 2 business days by email to schedule an appointment based on the availablity indicated on the intake form you submit. Students with emergencies can be seen immediately during regular office hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. For after-hours emergencies please contact Campus Police at 575-835-5434. 

Cancellation of Appointments

We require 24 hours notice by phone 575-835-6619 or email counseling@nmt.edu.  Students who miss two or more consecutive appointments (without providing notice) will have their file closed and could be referred to community services should they require psychological care.

Services

Tips, Tricks, and Resources

Counseling Resources

How faculty members can support students in traumatic times 

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Managing Test Anxiety

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The Counseling Center

NAME TITLE PHONE DEPARTMENT LOCATION EMAIL
Angela Gautier, LPCC Director of Counseling Center 575-835-6619 Counseling Center Fidel First Floor angela.gautier@nmt.edu
Laura Barker, LMHC Counselor  575-835-6619 Counseling Center Fidel First Floor  laura.barker@nmt.edu 
Andrea R. Jojola Administrative Assistant 575-835-6619 Counseling Center & Disability Services Fidel First Floor andrea.jojola@nmt.edu