Counseling Services are free and available to all students and their spouses. The service is provided by a full-time licensed psychologist who can assist the student in the following areas:
Academic (test-taking anxiety; managing stress) Personal (e.g., self-confidence; social skills; anxiety; depression; self-esteem) Marital/Couple (e.g., communication skills; conflict resolution; lack of intimacy) Interpersonal difficulties (e.g., parent/family problems; peer conflicts)
During the pandemic, counseling is offered via Microsoft TEAMS from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Counseling sessions are by appointment. The counselor Jacquelyn Elbel, Ph.D., has been at Parker since the Fall of 1988.
After hours counseling is offered through ComPsych and MyBenefitsWork (see right side of page).
To schedule an appointment please complete the request for counseling available under documents on this page and return it to Dr. Elbel via email or answer the following questions in an email to her: name, program, tri, type help needed (generally), several times you are available, urgency level. She will get back to you quickly to set up an appointment!