Counseling at DCTC

Jennifer Robonson-West

Jennifer Robinson-West

Due to difficult life circumstances and/or academic challenges, college students may need assistance in developing coping strategies. College counselors are professionally trained to help students of all ages deal with a variety of educational, adjustment and mental health issues. All issues discussed with a counselor are treated confidentially with respect for student privacy.

The DCTC counselor directs students to information and resources that can help them plan their academic, career and personal goals. As a student advocate, the counselor helps students navigate the higher education environment.

DCTC counselors assist in:

  • Academic planning
  • Career development
  • Personal counseling
  • Resource referral
  • Crisis intervention

Academic Probation:

Take charge of your academic success. If you are on Academic Probation, find out how this may affect you and what you need to do if you are suspended.

Appointments

    Counseling Resources

    Crisis Assistance in the Twin Cities

    • Dakota County Crisis Response Unit
      952-891-7171
      24/7
    • Ramsey County Adult Mental Health
      651-523-7900
      24/7
      Ramsey County Adult Mental Health Clinic
      1919 University Avenue
      St. Paul, MN 55104
    • Regions Hospital Crisis Program
      651-221-8922
      24/7
      Regions Hospital
      640 Jackson Street
      St. Paul, MN 55101
    • Crisis Connection
      National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
      Twin Cities Crisis Line: 612-379-6363
      Toll Free: 1-866-379-6363
      Men's Line: 612-379-6367
      Toll Free: 1-866-379-6367
      24/7
      Crisis Connection
      P.O. Box 23090
      Richfield, MN 23090
    • Hennepin County
      Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE)
      612-596-1223
      24/7
      Mental Health Appointments
      612-596-9438
    • Suicide Hotline: 612-873-2222
      24/7
    • Live United: United Way 2-1-1
      211 or 651-291-0211
      24/7
      Greater Twin Cities United Way
      404 South Eighth Street
      Minneapolis, MN 55404-1084

    Academic Resources

    Mental Health Resources

    MentalHealthScreening.org allows you to complete six confidential screenings:

    • Alcohol
    • Eating Disorders
    • Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Anxiety Disorder
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder

    http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/DCTC

    Suicide Prevention Resources

    Career Resources

    Financial Resources

    Veterans Resources

     

    Contact Information

    Location

    • Learning Center | Room 2–141

    Hours

    • 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Monday through Friday