The Gardner-Webb University Counseling Center provides academic, emotional, social, and vocational support as well as mental health consultation to students, faculty, and staff. A team of professionals trained in education and counseling help University community members in developing constructive life plans, handling crisis situations, and coping with day-to-day problems. Short-term individual, group, and couples counseling sessions are available at no additional cost. The University Counseling Center adheres to the American Counseling Association’s code of ethics and operates within a Christian perspective. All services provided are confidential and no information will be given to others without the consent of the individual. The University Counseling is located in Washburn Hall and is open for appointments, Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For after-hours emergencies, an on-call counselor can be reached by calling University Police at (704) 406-4000.