Online Counseling Resources

"Although the world is full of suffering... it is also full of overcoming it." — Helen Keller

Interested in Counseling, try 

Self Screening Tool This screening will ask you a few questions in each area and provide some feedback along with some ideas about the next steps you can take, such as trying TAO Self-Help.

TAO Therapy Assistance Online

Mental Health and Wellness:

  • Medication Library — You will find general information about some of the most commonly prescribed medications for mental disorders. 
  • Ask Alice and the Healthwise (from Columbia University) — " A source of general information and an online advice column (See "Go ask Alice").
  • The Experts Corner — An up to date perspective on various topics in psychology.
  • "Psych Web" — lots of different info for both professionals and consumers.
  • Mental Help — Tons of information and links. All sorts of good links to mental health topics. Useful for both clients and professionals.
  • QueenDom.Com — By "Cyberia", who calls her domain her "Body-Mind Queendom". A fun and informative place with online personality and other tests (of questionable validity/reliability), self-help information, various polls and surveys, Sexuality section, and lots of information of use to college students. Take in small doses with a large grain of salt!
  • Stress Management and Reduction - UT Austin developed this guided program in order to best meet stress management needs. In order to target your stress in the quickest and most helpful way, please consider taking this "Stage of Change" quiz. It shouldn't take more than a few minutes, and when you're done we will suggest one of three "routes" to take through Stress Recess. If you get bored or it doesn't seem to meet your stress management needs, feel free to explore on your own.
  • — Seeking Addiction Treatment?
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline — features a list of phone/personal helplines across the nation and the world- available in many languages. Feeling Suicidal or concerned about someone who might be? Call 911 immediately for an emergency situation! If not an immediate emergency, call the Counseling and Testing Center if you are a UNT student or quickly see below for the local call center near you, but as hard as it may be, just let somebody help. Suicide is a very permanent solution to a temporary problem- so instead please just call for help!
  • — Some good information on suicide and hotlines
  • Depression Central, Ivan Goldberg, M.D. — Great site with wonderful Depth of information on Depression and other Mood Disorders (i.e. Bipolar disorder). Useful for both consumers and professionals.

If you are feeling anxiety or stress related to the coronavirus, there are resources and services to help you manage your concerns:

People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919. Texans can dial 2-1-1 (option 6) for information on COVID-19 and local community resources on health care, utilities, food, housing and more.

There is a huge amount of information available on the web. Here are some places to start looking for information, but also don't forget our excellent Career Center or come see one of SCC career counselors and career libraries.

  • Career Center Services at UNT — An extensive list of information organized into logical sections!
  • The Career Builder — with an online job search engine and other interesting information. It's better to visit the Career Center website
The UNT Learning Center is a great site with some info on services (i.e. tutors, supplemental instruction, study skills, and more). (940) 369-7006 or visit their office in Sage Hall, Room 170. 

Additional Low-Cost and Affordable Therapy Options in the Denton Area and Texas: