The Castleton Counseling Service strives to promote, enhance and support student well-being and developmental growth within a safe, confidential environment through a range of mental health services.
Castleton Counseling Services promote self-awareness, teaching effective coping strategies, personal responsibility, and respect for self and others.
At Castleton University, counseling is focused on learning effective self-management skills to enable students to live in a way that enhances their day-to-day relationships and enables them to realize their full potential. It is about getting help in developing insight, evaluating choices, and creating meaning and wellbeing in life.
Students may complete the Castleton Wellness Counseling Intake form by logging on to the Portal:
It is important to us that students are provided with a safe and welcoming atmosphere and that they are comfortable with a counselor and/or a healthcare provider. Therefore, we continually review our practices to ensure confidentiality in every aspect of our work.
Professional ethics and law require us to consider breaking confidentiality in the following circumstances:
If we do think we need to share something about your current situation with another person, for the professional reasons mentioned above, we will make every effort to discuss this with you ahead of time.
Please feel free to ask us any questions or express any concerns you may have about confidentiality concerns.