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Personal Counseling

Personal Counseling 

A-B Tech provides free, confidential counseling and related services for adult students (age 18 or older) located in the K. Ray Bailey Student Services Center. Students are encouraged to use counseling services at any time if they have personal, academic, or career concerns. The professional counseling staff, after initial assessment, will refer students who need specialized or long-term services to appropriate resources within the community. Counselors are Safe Zone members.

Same day appointments are typically available for students in crisis or in unsafe situations. Individuals experiencing an emergency should call Mobile Crisis Management Services (MCM) at 888-573-1006. MCM is a community resource that is available 24/7.

For a Personal Counseling appointment please contact our Support Services Office at 828-398-7581 or

Career counseling and career exploration services are available to students who are undecided or confused about career plans. To schedule an appointment online, please refer to the section on Career Counseling.