The Observer

First year student speaks out about frustrations with University Counseling Services

University Counseling Services provides a variety of resources but cannot meet all of students’ mental health needs all the time.

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2015

The college years can be some of the most dangerous in terms of student mental health. According to Dr. Richard Pazol, associate director for University Counseling Services (UCS), the ages 18 to 25 are “primetime” for a student to go through their first major depressive episode due to patterns...

University Counseling Services expands interpersonal group

Suneil Kamath, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

University Counseling Services (UCS) is expanding its popular interpersonal process group (IPG) due to increased demand. According to UCS, IPG is “for students who wish to better understand themselves and their relationships with others. Over time, students begin to better understand themselves...

APA gives grant for internships at University Counseling Services

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

The American Psychological Association (APA) recently granted $20,000 to CWRU’s University Counseling Services (UCS) to build an accredited internship program. Doctoral internship programs are a required component for students looking to become licensed psychologists. UCS has had two interns...

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