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Personal & Crisis Counseling 

Personal Counseling

Concerns about personal issues can interfere with students' academic success. FVTC counselors can provide personal counseling and be a referral source of community resources for issues such as:
  • Acceptance (feeling uncomfortable due to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, etc.)
  • Anger management
  • Coping with feelings
  • Culture/diversity issues
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family and relationship issues
  • Financial issues
  • Grief
  • Job loss
  • Mental health
  • Returning to school as an adult
  • Self esteem
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Suicide concerns
  • Time management

Self Help Resources

Crisis Counseling

FVTC counselors provide intervention, assessment education, guidance and support in crisis situations. A crisis is when a student is experiencing a severe psychological or emotional emergency.

If you are in crisis, need immediate assistance and would like to be seen by one of our on-call counselors:
  • Contact Counseling & Advising Services at (920) 735-5696 (Appleton) or (920) 233-9191 (Oshkosh)
  • After hours, call 211 to connect to United Way services or 1-800-924-5514
  • If you are in a medical, life-threatening situation, please call 911

AODA (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse) Counseling

The College provides individual counseling specific to longer term alcohol and other drug abuse, and mental health issues to students and staff through the LifeLINE Assistance Program.

Issues include:

  • Alcohol and other drug abuse
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Test Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Coping skills
This confidential service is provided at no additional cost to current students.

Counseling is confidential. However, we are legally bound to report potential suicide, homicide and suspected child/elder abuse. The staff adheres to the American Counseling Association's ethical guidelines (

Whether your concerns are personal, career counseling for prospective and continuing students, or academic-related, we can help you succeed as a student.

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