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Welcome to Austin Peay State University‚Äôs Student Counseling Services! We offer a variety of direct care services to students, including individual counseling, couples counseling, and group support. All of our direct care services are provided by licensed professional staff (counselors, marriage and family therapists, and a psychologist) and/or by counseling interns working under the supervision of a licensed professional. We have worked hard to make our Center an environment that is welcoming, respectful of diversity, and caring for all students.

Student Counseling Services operates out of a brief therapy model, with students being eligible for up to 12 counseling sessions per year. All currently-enrolled APSU students are eligible for our services, which are confidential and free of charge. Counseling is typically offered during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but a limited number of evening counseling sessions are also available. 

I encourage you to give us a call if you have any questions. Or, for more information, feel free to download and distribute our APSU Student Counseling Services Informational Brochure. 

Jeff Rutter, Psy.D.