CARE Clinic Overview

Our Mission

The JBU Community Counseling Clinic trains graduate students to develop clinical competency within a Christian world view.


Frequently Asked Questions

Why Seek Counseling?

People seek counseling for a variety of reasons. Common issues presented in counseling are: depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, marital and relationship issues and challenges facing children.

Who Are the Counselors?

Graduate students enrolled in the JBU Counseling Education program provide counseling to the community. Students are required to be in weekly individual and group supervision with licensed counseling faculty.

Is There a Spiritual Component to Counseling?

Student training involves integration of Christian theology into understanding people, why problems occur and how to serve. Respect for others is a Biblical principal. Students will respect clients’ preferences for or not integrating Christian faith into treatment.

What Counseling Services are Offered?

We provide counseling services to families, couples, individual adults, adolescents and children. Depending on need and best practice, we provide marital, family, individual and play therapy.

What Kinds of Issues are Treated?

A range of issues are presented at the clinic. A person’s unique stage in life and experiences are the focus. Frequent issues relate to marital dissatisfaction, grief, depression, anxiety, adjustment and developmental challenges.

Are the Sessions Confidential?

Yes, all sessions are confidential. Limits to confidentiality follow legal and ethical guidelines. These limits as well as consent for treatment are discussed during your initial session with your counselor.

How Frequent and What is the Length of the Sessions?

Appointments generally occur weekly for 45 to 50 minutes.

What Are the Fees?

A flexible flat rate of $15 is charged per session. Discounts are available to those who cannot afford $15.

What Payment Methods Are Accepted?

Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.