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Personal Counseling

Welcome to Montgomery College Personal Counseling

The Montgomery College Counseling and Advising Centers’ Counseling and Disability Support Services (DSS) faculty assist students with academic, personal, and career concerns. The primary emphasis is on supporting students to achieve their educational goals. Counselors do not provide ongoing therapy services to students, but can provide brief personal counseling on a short-term basis to deal with an immediate concern.  Brief personal counseling is defined as any sessions regarding a concern that is not academic in nature.  Counselors will also refer students to local community counseling resources which can provide further support and treatment for ongoing mental health needs.


Are you or someone you know having a crisis?

24 Hour Montgomery County Crisis Hotline: (240) 777-4000
24 Hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255  Press 1 for Veterans Crisis Line
24 Hour online support at
24 Hour text chat support: Text “Start” to 741741
24 Hour National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233


Montgomery College Resources

Germantown Public Safety: (240) 567-7777
Germantown Counseling and Advising: (240) 567-7734

Rockville Public Safety: (240) 567-5111
Rockville Counseling and Advising: (240) 567-5063/4104

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Public Safety: (240) 567-1600
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Counseling and Advising: (240) 567-1480

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