Mental Health and Wellness

 

Purpose

Windward Community College Mental Health and Wellness is an essential resource to the entire campus community in dealing with mental health conditions and everyday life challenges.

The goal is to provide a range of counseling services and educational activities on campus to support students’ life goals as well as their academic goals.


Our Services

We offer the following services, free of charge, to students currently enrolled at Windward Community College:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Outreach and Consultation
  • Community Referrals


How Counseling Works

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional - they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.

Take a Confidential, Online Screening

On campus, all students begin with an initial appointment to assess their needs. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment time complete necessary paperwork. All sessions are 45-50 minutes in length. A student whose needs exceeds the scope of Windward Community College Mental Health & Wellness Services will be referred to community resources or providers.


Confidentiality

Windward Community College (WCC) Mental Health and Wellness maintains a confidential record of your counseling services. All parts of your counseling record are highly secured and are protected by both state and federal laws.

All aspects of your participation in counseling services through WCC Mental Health and Wellness, including the scheduling of appointments, content of counseling sessions, counseling records, and outcomes of counseling are confidential as required by confidentiality and privacy laws.

We do not release your information without written permission, except when required by law.

WCC Mental Health and Wellness is a designated Title IX confidential resource for all WCC students.  

WCC, an EEO/AA institution, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or any in any of its policies, procedures, or practices.


Contact

WCC Mental Health and Wellness Counseling
Karla Silva-Park, Mental Health and Wellness Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Office: Hale Kako‘o 101
Email: karlas@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7468
Schedule an appointment online at MyUH MySuccess


Related On-Campus Contacts

WCC Academic and Career Counseling
Office: Hale Akoakoa 212
Phone: 808-235-7413
Schedule an appointment online at MyUH MySuccess

WCC Disabilities Services
Dr. Ann Lemke, Disability Specialist Counselor, Ph.D., LPC
Office: Hale Akoakoa 213
Phone: 808-235-7448
Email: lemke@hawaii.edu
Schedule an appointment online at MyUH MySuccess or call 808-235-7413

WCC Safety and Security Office
Office: Hale Alaka`i 125
Phone: 808-235-7355
24/7 Phone: 808-561-3809

 

 

February 24, 2015