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counseling services

wellness is a priority at marshall b. ketchum university. mbku offers students a continuum of wellness support including mental health and counseling services.

mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being. individualized counseling services are available to students on a temporary, part-time, and flexible schedule throughout the year. students needing long-term therapy are referred to their health care professional. a list of local mental health and assessment providers is located within the student achievement center moodle course.

services are student-centered, culturally sensitive and respectful of the diverse backgrounds and experiences of students.

counseling may cover a range of topics including:

  • academics – stress, test anxiety, fear of failure, challenging coursework, etc.
  • social and emotional well-being – transitions, friendship challenges, feelings of inadequacy, panic attacks, living situations, etc.

additionally, university student affairs coordinates a variety of events and activities throughout the year to encourage students to focus on resilience and wellness.

  • yoga on the lawn
  • wednesday wellness walks
  • crafting activities
  • therapy puppies
  • workshops – managing stress, imposter syndrome, time management, and more

additional resources are available within the student achievement center moodle course including:

  • managing anxiety
  • recognizing signs of distress in yourself and others
  • benefits of mindfulness
  • strategies to improve wellness


for inquiries regarding counseling services, please contact university student affairs at

national hotlines

  • suicide prevention hotline: 800.273.8255
  • transgender suicide hotline: 877.565.8860
  • national mental health hotline: 866.677.5924
  • national alliance on mental illness: 800.950.6264