Temple University Tuttleman Counseling Services offers individual and group counseling to all university students and staff. The Counseling Center, staffed by licensed psychologists and mental health professionals, is located on the 5th floor of 1810 Liacouras Walk. The office can be reached at (215) 204-7276, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services are free and confidential. For more information, visit the Counseling Services web site.
The following specialized services are available:
Psychological services is staffed by psychologists who provide counseling, referral, consultation, and educational services. Some issues that are commonly addressed are relationship problems, educational concerns, vocational concerns, grief and loss issues, eating disorders, stress, depression and anxiety.
C.E.R.T. (Conflict Education Resource Team)
The Conflict Education Resource Team assists in the resolution of conflict and examines the nature and value of it. Effective communication skills can be discussed.
C.A.S.A. (Conflict Alcohol and Substance Awareness)
The C.A.S.A. program provides a wide variety of counseling education, and referral services for all Temple students who have alcohol or other drug related concerns. C.A.S.A. offers individual and group counseling, recovery support groups, as well as AA, NA, and ACOA meetings.
P.A.C.T. (Peer Advocacy Counseling & Training)
Trained peer counselors provide educational programs and workshops on topics including alcohol and other drug use and abuse, party hosting strategies, adult children of alcoholics, codependency, healthy relationships, surviving the holidays, etc.
Evaluations, medication checks, and short-term therapy are offered for students who may, for a variety of reasons, feel a need for psychiatric intervention. Common reasons for such services include anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and problems with interpersonal relationships. Visits are by appointment, except for emergencies.
S.A.C.E. (Sexual Assault Counseling and Education Program)
Counseling is available to both male and female survivors of all types of sexual violence and abuse. Services include crisis intervention, systems advocacy, and health care within the Temple University community. All services are free and strictly confidential.
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc. (LCL) is an assistance program which offers confidential help to lawyers, judges, and their family members.
LCL was incorporated in 1988 by recovering lawyers and judges to assist their colleagues struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Today, LCL is a comprehensive assistance program designed to meet the unique needs of lawyers, judges and their family members who are struggling not only with alcohol and drug related problems but also with stress, anxiety, depression, gambling and other emotional and mental health issues. Support is provided by a network of volunteer lawyers and judges from around the Commonwealth, other states, Canada, and Great Britain. These volunteers are the foundation of LCL. Many of the volunteers have been assisting colleagues for over 30 years!
LCL has NO connection or communication with the Disciplinary Board, Judicial Conduct Board, Board of Law Examiners, or the Pennsylvania Bar Association regarding the identity of those we help.
Further information on LCL is available at http://www.lclpa.org