Wellness and Counseling Services

CCS Wellness is dedicated to promoting the well-being of the whole student and the whole campus through the use of innovative, creative, accessible and effective services and initiatives. We offer personal counseling, group support, health services, workshops and various student-oriented activities aimed at building and fostering community, inclusion and the overall well-being of students.

Clinical Counseling

The Wellness Center provides solution-focused counseling services for currently enrolled CCS students. Our services are based on a determination of your needs and goals. 

The following are some examples of what bring students in for personal counseling:

  • Social Concerns: relationship issues, family stress, roommate conflicts, loneliness, discrimination 
  • Emotional Concerns: low self-esteem, anxiety, self-care, feelings of sadness, grief and loss, identity
  • Behavioral Concerns: substance abuse, disordered eating, sleep problems, relaxation
  • Student Specific Concerns: adjustment to CCS culture, homesickness, financial concerns, feeling overwhelmed, academic performance, future goals and planning

We have three full time clinicians, appointments may be online or in person depending on your preferences and current college recommendations. Appointments are available 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Please use the CCS Counseling – Appointment Request Form for counseling appointments. Services are free of charge and confidential.

Counseling Appointments

Currently enrolled students are eligible for eight free sessions per semester, plus an intake appointment.

CCS Counseling – Appointment Request Form

For same-day appointments, please Email: counseling@collegeforcreativestudies.edu or call 313-664-7879

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Mental Health Resources

In crisis? Call 9-8-8 or use the 24/7 Text Line for Crisis Support: 741-741

Wellness Quick Chats (20-30 minute mini sessions) 

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

For Quick Chats, simply walk into our second floor offices during the scheduled times (M/W/F 11 am – 12:30 pm) and you can be connected with one of our therapists, no appointment needed. If there is a wait, you may be able to use a private space to connect with MySSP.

After hours: All CCS Students have 24/7 access to MySSP, a student support service that offers multilingual phone and text-based chat with a clinical counselor, as well as other resources and assessments. Access services online, in the MySSP app, or call 1.866.743.7732 for immediate assistance. 

Additional Wellness Resources

The Health Hub is CCS’s central location for all things health and wellness. Includes the nurse practitioner’s office, campus health programs, and services such as the food pantry, menstrual and sexual health products, education materials and more.

Location: first door on your right as you enter the Yamasaki Building

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Nurse Appointments *Mon/Thurs

Nurse Office Hours:
Monday – 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Thursday – 9:00 am-1:00 pm. 

Nurse Email: nurse@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

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