ISU - Pocatello Counseling Clinic
Counseling Clinic provides individual, couple, and family
counseling at affordable rates to the greater
Pocatello-Chubbuck community, including ISU faculty, staff
Counseling is provided by Master's level counselors-in-training under the supervision of licensed counselors/faculty members. For the purposes of training and supervision, counselors-in-training videotape counseling sessions. To ensure clients’ privacy, these videos are securely stored, kept only briefly for the purposes of supervision, and are erased after supervision. All client sessions are confidential within the limits of the law.
1440 E. Terry Dr., Building 63
Garrison Hall, 7th Floor
Pocatello, ID 83209
Phone: (208) 240-1609
Fax: (208) 282-2583
Client parking is located in the clinic's parking area between the east end of Garrison Hall and the Education Building (off Martin Luther King Jr. Way). Please see Campus Map link above. Your counselor will meet you in the clinic's reception area where you will receive a temporary parking pass.
Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, please contact our clinic at (208) 240-1609. Calls are returned by our clinic supervisors and we request that you leave a secure message on our voicemail. If not available, we will generally contact you by the next business day.
We prepare doctoral level counselor educators and supervisors to serve as faculty members in counselor education programs, counselor supervisors in various settings, doctoral level counselors, leaders in higher education and counseling organizations, and scholars.
We believe it
is also our mission to:
- instill a strong sense of professional identity in students,
- help students gain an appreciation of the rich knowledge base in counselor education,
- develop student expertise in the skills of counseling,
- aid students to become certified and/or licensed,
- aid students/graduates in their initial job placement,
- teach and perform research applicable to the practice of counseling, and
students in understanding the diversity of views and
cultures within our profession and the environment in
which counselors practice.
Department of Counseling also has a mission within the Kasiska
Division of Health Sciences, School of Health Professions,
to represent the mental health perspective within the
Division and to consult with Division faculty and
departments in encouraging a holistic perspective toward
health care services. The ISU Department of Counseling,
Pocatello Campus offers the following graduate programs:
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Counselor Education and Counseling
- Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Counseling
- Master of
Counseling (M.COUN.): Marriage, Couple, and Family
Counseling; Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School
Counseling, and Student Affairs Counseling.
more information on our graduate programs, please visit
our Counseling Department (http://www2.isu.edu/hpcounsl/index.shtml)
Individual counseling is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a master's level counselor-in-training to explore their feelings, beliefs, or behaviors, work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward a desired change.
Family counseling is a process through which families work with a master's level counselor-in-training to help family members communicate more effectively and/or resolve conflicts. Family counseling can teach you skills to deepen family connections, understand and change family conflicts and interactions, and get through difficult life challenges.
Couple's counseling is a process through which couples work with a master's level counselor-in-training to recognize and resolve conflicts, deepen understanding of self and partner, work through life challenges, and improve the relationship
and Groups on various topics may be available.
Billing & Payment
Our program does not accept or bill insurance. Our cash program fees are as follows:
Family Counseling $20.00
Couple Counseling $20.00
bono counseling services and discounted fees are offered
to members of the community on a case by case basis as
well as ISU faculty, staff and students.
The clinic accepts cash and/or checks at the time of service.
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