Center for Student Support Services

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The mission of the Counselor is to provide crisis intervention and scheduled brief supportive/problem solving counseling services to address emotionally distressed issues that are significantly interfering with a student’s ability to function. The Counselor also provides educational services in the form of workshop, seminar, lecture and mini-presentation on topics related to mental well being.


The Center for Student Support Services provides students of West Virginia University at Parkersburg with free counseling resources that include:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Short-term Individual Counseling
  • Short-term Couples Counseling
  • Problem Solving Sessions
  • Mental Health Information
  • Mental Health Referral Information


There are many reasons why a person may benefit from working with a counselor. A few examples are:

  • Anxiety and/or Depression
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Concerns
  • Stress Management
  • Self-confidence concerns
  • Relationship concerns
  • Coping with loss
  • Coping with trauma

Office Hours

Center for Student Support Services
Room 1019 | Main Campus
Monday thru Friday | 8a to 4p*
(*Requests for counseling appointments outside of the normal office hours will be addressed/scheduled by the Counselor on a case-by-case basis.)
Student health insurance is now available. Learn more.

Samantha Suggs Program Coordinator Student Support ServicesRoom 1535A
Work Phone: 304.424.8309
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