Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

What You Can Talk About

Our counselors support student success in a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere and help maintain a healthy campus learning environment. The following is a list of common topics and concerns students express to our counselors.

Common Student Concerns
"I am so stressed out."
"Most days I feel sad but I'm not sure why." 
"I feel so much anxiety but don't know how to manage it."
"I study a lot but when I take a test my mind goes blank."
"My relationship just ended and I'm not sure how to cope." 
"It is so hard to balance school, family and work." 
"Managing my time is like trying to solve a complicated puzzle."
"I want to meet more people, but it's hard for me."
"I am homesick."
"I wish I was more confident in myself.
"I just lost someone close to me."


Respecting your confidentiality is one of the Counseling Center's highest priorities. Typically, students share sensitive and personal information with their counselor. This information is not disclosed to anyone without written permission from the student. Click here for more information about our confidentiality practices.