Frequently Asked Questions What services does the Counseling Center provide? How many individual counseling sessions are available? Where is the Counseling Center located? Will my parents be notified? Why do I have to complete computerized intake inventories before my appointment? May I request a certain therapist? Whom will I see? What if the counselor and I are not a good match or I am not comfortable with my counselor? What if I need counseling, but can’t afford it? Does the Counseling Center prescribe medication? Do you provide services to grad students? I’m interested in couple’s counseling, but my significant other is not an enrolled Purdue University Northwest student. Can I still utilize your services? Are Purdue University Northwest alumni eligible for Counseling Center services? Do you provide phone counseling? Can you direct me to some services if I am not a PNW student? I’m an international student, can I receive counseling? How does the Purdue University Northwest Counseling Center respond to undocumented or DACA eligible students? How do I make an appointment? How long do I have to wait to get an appointment? What if I am in crisis and need to talk with someone right away? What can I expect from my first appointment at the Counseling Center? What is the Counseling Center policy on confidentiality? Will my parents, faculty, and/or others be informed that I am going to the Counseling Center? Will the fact that I am seen at the Counseling Center be on my academic record? Can the Counseling Center help me find a therapist off-campus?