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Counseling & Health Services
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Counseling: 727-864-8248
Health: (727) 864-8326 

Counseling Services Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Health Services Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

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Counseling Services

Counseling and Health Services

Don't Cancel That Class!

Conference, meeting, research obligation, personal appointment...

Don’t cancel that class! Instead, pre-schedule a presentation sponsored by Eckerd College Counseling Services. This new program is designed to provide outreach education on a variety of health and wellness topics specific to the needs of college students.

To schedule a presentation, contact the facilitator directly at least two weeks in advance.

Need a last minute presentation? Have questions or comments? Have a suggested topic for a presentation?

Contact Makenzie Schiemann, Director of Outreach Services and Health Promotion, at schiemmr@eckerd.edu or ext. 8407.

Presentation options are listed below and can be adjusted to best fit the needs of the students.

Presentation

Description

Facilitator

Healthy Body Image & Eating Disorders

A discussion about eating disorders, body image, and the media's role in our perception of "beauty."  Tips for developing a healthy body image will be shared.

Makenzie Schiemann(schiemmr@eckerd.edu)

Scott Strader (or Counseling Services Staff)

(stradesc@eckerd.edu)

Stress and Mindfulness

A review of “positive” and “negative” stress, the physiological and psychological consequences of stress, and tips for successful stress management.

Counseling Services Staff

(counseling@eckerd.edu)

Study Skills, Note Taking, & Test Taking Strategies

Students have the best opportunity for success when they have the right tools.

Counseling Services Staff

(counseling@eckerd.edu)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning: Attitudes, Awareness, and Acceptance

GL, GLB, GLBTQ. What is this alphabet soup all about? Reviewing common misperceptions, discussing attitudes and promoting acceptance of differences.

Scott Strader (or Counseling Services Staff)

(stradesc@eckerd.edu)

Sex, Love, and Intimacy

A frank discussion of sexual health, attitudes and responsibilities designed to promote positive relationships and intimacy.

Counseling Services Staff

(counseling@eckerd.edu)

Anger Management: More than Just a Movie

What gets us angry and when is anger “over the top?” Tips for recognizing when anger builds and how to effectively control it.

Counseling Services Staff

(counseling@eckerd.edu)

 Safe Sex

 An interactive program about sexual health.  STD rates, transmission, and ways to protect oneself will be discussed.

Makenzie Schiemann(schiemmr@eckerd.edu)

 What's Normal? Alcohol and Drug Use at Eckerd College

 An open discussion about alcohol use on the Eckerd campus.  Data from the Eckerd College Student Health Survey will be shared as we explore "What's Normal?" among Eckerd College students.  Discussion will also include steps students can take to protect themselves from negative consequences associated with alcohol use.

Makenzie Schiemann(schiemmr@eckerd.edu)



Counseling Services

We provide high-quality counseling, consultative, and support services for Eckerd College students that promote personal growth and ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to educational and co-curricular opportunities. Learn more.