Counseling Department


ISU - Pocatello Counseling Clinic

The Pocatello Counseling Clinic provides individual, couple, and family counseling at affordable rates to the greater Pocatello-Chubbuck community, including ISU faculty, staff and students.

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.

ISU Counseling-Pocatello
1440 E. Terry Dr., Building 63
Garrison Hall, 7th Floor
Pocatello, ID 83209
Phone: (208) 240-1609
Fax: (208) 282-2583

Campus Map

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.

Hours of Operation
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.

Appointment Scheduling
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.

Program Details
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:

The ISU 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:

For more information on our graduate programs, please visit our Counseling Department (http://www2.isu.edu/hpcounsl/index.shtml)

Our Services

Individual Counseling
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
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 Counseling
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

Workshops 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:

Individual Counseling     $15.00
Family Counseling        $20.00
Couple Counseling       $20.00

Pro 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.

Patient/Client Resources

2-1-1 Idaho CareLine: A free statewide community information and referral service, is a program of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The comprehensive database includes programs that offer free or low cost health and human services or social services, such as rental assistance, energy assistance, medical assistance, food and clothing, child care resources, emergency shelter, and more.

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hot line: This hot line provides crisis intervention, emotional support, resource referrals, linkages to local services, and follow-up for all Idahoans, including those at risk for suicide and their families and loved ones.


Last Modified: 06/26/17