“The best thing you can do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” ~ Mama Indigo

Academic Stress

Performance Anxiety

Imposter Syndrome & fear of not being good enough


Adjustment Issues; new school, new students & faculty

Attachment Issues, being away from home & family


Worries about money & burdening family

Fear of failure & disappointing parents and family

Social Anxiety

Fear of not fitting in or being accepted

Feeling different; in culture, religion, gender or sexual orientation

International student challenges

First generation college student, not having resources or status of peers

Anxiety of meeting new people

Isolation & Loneliness

Stress of adjusting to roommates & making friends

Self-medicating with alcohol/substance abuse, or maladaptive behaviors

“Embrace your uniqueness. Life is much too short to be living someone else’s life”. ~ Kobi Yamada

“Social media is both a dark and brilliant thing for mental health.” ~ Fearne Cotton

Social &
Mental Health

Social media obsession & anxiety

Negative social comparisons with peers

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Academic, work/life imbalance

Time management & distractions

Lack of self-care, sleep disruption

Cyberbullying; ridicule, rumors & gossip

Peer pressure & risky behaviors

How We Help

As an evidence-based practice


By earning trust & honoring every person as unique

By providing a safe, confidential space to openly explore concerns

Setting realistic expectations that challenge without overwhelm

Developing strategies & skills to manage time

Strengthen social skills & self-esteem

Establish safe dating & healthy relationship boundaries

Define & align goals with your unique values & beliefs

Use of standardized assessments to track your progress

“We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~ Barack Obama

Meet Our Team