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Therapy for College Students

College is no easy feat.

It can be an incredible time, but it can also be stressful.  Contrary to common assumptions, college life is more than partying, making new friends, and trying new things. It’s also a tremendous transition, with new difficulties and obligations. Students in college confront everyday challenges and academic obligations that, if neglected, can aggravate mental health difficulties. The stress and changes can lead to depression, anxiety, uncertainty, and poor academic performance.

The great news is, you don’t have to do it alone. Therapy is one of the best resources available to help you navigate this time. It can be beneficial for students that are active in the midst of a struggle or it can also be for students that are looking for support and guidance. Whatever you are feeling, we are here to help!

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Benefits of Therapy

Benefits to receiving counseling while in college include:

  • Increased ability to manage difficult emotions 

  • Decreased anxiety and improved mood 

  • Improved self-esteem and self-confidence 

  • Learning how to cope with life challenges 

  • Better ability to manage stress effectively 

  • Improved sleep 

  • Improved relationships and communication skills 

  • Ability to identify and change counterproductive habits/behaviors 

  • Improved time management and problem-solving skills 

Therapy for College Students: About

Accessing Therapy While in College

One of the barriers that college students face is often finding ways to access therapy. At Plymouth Mental Health we offer In-person an telehealth options to increase accessibility to services.

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In-Person

We offer in-person session at both of our locations! Our Ann Arbor office is conveniently located for easy access for The University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan and Washtenaw Community College students by use of the The Ride bus line. 

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Telehealth (Virtual Sessions)

Don't have transportation or time to travel to appointments? Telehealth allows more flexibility with less worry about the logistics.


Anyone in Michigan can see one of our therapists from the comfort of their own private space with an appointment time that best suits them. Fit a session in on your lunch break, in between classes or any other time where you may have 30-60 minutes to dedicate to yourself!

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