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Accessing Services Remotely during COVID-19

Thank you for visiting TCS. You can register for services online during operation of our walk in clinic 10am to 1:30pm Monday through Friday. After you complete all the forms a counselor will be in touch within 24 hours (via email or phone) to schedule an Initial Assessment interview (please know if contacted via phone, the incoming call will likely come from a blocked or unknown number).  For students who are new to TCS, please follow the directions below.

If you are a new student to TCS, please click https://temple-counseling.titaniumhwc.com/ and complete section #1; this link is only available during walk in clinic between 10am and 1:30pm, Monday - Friday. If you are able to log-in please remain on till all forms are completed [it can take 45 minutes to an hour].  If you are physically located outside the state of Pennsylvania, it is necessary for you to work with mental health professionals who are licensed to practice in your state.  If you are interested in continuing counseling in a state other than Pennsylvania, please indicate if you would like our office to assist you to find a provider in your area.

If you have been seen at TCS in the past and are interested in speaking to a counselor please call 215-204-7276 and leave your name, phone number, email address and a message.

If you are a current client who has had an initial assessment and needs to reach your counselor please call 215-204-7276 and leave your name, phone number, email address and a message.  You do not need to complete initial data forms again unless we determine your information is outdated.

If this is an emergency please go to your nearest psychiatric emergency center or call 911 for assistance, or 215-204-1234 to reach Temple police if you live close to main campus.

We recognize that the Coronavirus outbreak and the ensuing emotional, social, financial and public health impacts may be stressful and confusing.  In the midst of these rapidly evolving changes, we encourage you to utilize your social supports, engage your coping strategies and continue healthy and hygienic practices.

If you feel ill with a fever, cough and/or shortness of breath call your medical provider or Student Health Services for further guidance.

Please continue to check our website for updated information and know that if you have questions about your ongoing treatment, call our office at 215-204-7276.  Our website will continue to provide access to screening for mental health (http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/TEMPLE as well as resource links through our Resiliency Resource Center (https://counseling.temple.edu/helpful-groups-links .) You may also wish to visit https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus

 

For information about Skills-Based Drop-In Groups (and other group offerings) please click here to view our groups page.

Private Zoom Rooms
If you need a private zoom room please go to the Howard Gittis Student Center (1755 N. 13th Street) 3rd floor, South Side, to take advantage of private office spaces. Each room has a large desk, desktop and webcam!  

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Located in the Village, 3rd Floor South Side
  • Equipment sanitized between each use
  • Allocated on first-come, first-served basis 

 

*To explore some ways to find balance, calm, and community (such as stress relief, self-care, dealing with loneliness and getting restful sleep), please click here to find out what is happening at the Wellness Resource Center.  Stay on top of your mental well being here.  

 

We do have some drop-in groups running this term that do not require registration, these groups can be utilized on a weekly or as needed basis. These are open groups for Temple students to come together to discuss thoughts, feelings, and struggles, and to receive feedback and support from others. While these are not therapy groups, they are run by TCS counselors and are a supportive space.

COVID Support Group
This group is open to any Temple students who are finding it difficult to cope with issues related to COVID-19. Participants will connect in a safe and supportive space where they can explore their COVID-related struggles with each other.

When: Mondays at 1 pm

Zoom Meeting ID: 946 9594 8268   Passcode: TCS 


International Student Support Group
This group is a safe and supportive space for international students to share their stories and explore their challenges, stressors, and successes with one another.

As part of the support group over the next 6 weeks we plan to create 2  topics of discussion in an environment to help foster community discussion. Our first topic is the difficulty many students are facing with loneliness. Over the course of 3 weeks we will explore how you may be facing loneliness during your time as a Temple student in an era of COVID pandemic. Over the next 3 weeks we will discuss the experience of having online classes experience and challenges that come with this experience. 

As being part of the group it helps to have individuals commit to coming for 3 week periods. And while we know that it may not always be the case that people can commit to this, we find that it will ultimately help in your experience. If you can come for 1 session that is great and you are all welcomed! If you can come for all 3 even better!. We look forward to meeting with all of you in the near future.

Topic: Loneliness 

3 Weeks Duration on October 28, November 4, November 11

Topic: Managing Online Learning. 

3 weeks duration on November 18, November 25, December 2

When: Wednesdays at 3 pm

Zoom Meeting ID:  931 6650 6394    Passcode: Temple

 

Eating Concerns and Body Image Support Group
This open therapeutic support group is for all-gender students with mild-to-moderate body image and eating concerns. Participants will process their thoughts and emotions related to food and body image and develop a greater understanding of how these issues affect their lives. This group is not appropriate for individuals with severely disordered eating. If you currently meet diagnostic criteria for an eating disorder, you are encouraged to register for services through the TCS website to speak with a counselor.

When: Tuesdays at 2 pm

Zoom Meeting ID: 961 8672 6684  Passcode: TCS EBIC