Welcome to the Counseling Center!
What do Mental Health Counselors do?
- The counselors:
- Are trained mental health professionals who assist students with a wide variety of personal life challenges and concerns that may be impacting academic performance;
- Help students use their values and interests to explore college majors and career choices; and
- Support students to maximize their personal, career, and educational potential.
New or prospective students, visit the Welcome Center website.
How do I Make an Appointment to See a Mental Health Counselor?
- Call us: 425-564-5747
- See us in person: Our front desk is located on the second floor of the Student Affairs building (B-Building)
- Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org (Email is not confidential)
- If you email a counselor please email only one counselor.
- Please allow 24-48 hours for a response if you send an email during regular business hours (Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
- Submit an Online Appointment Request: https://bellevuecollege-cc.titaniumhwc.com/Hwc/
- Complete the ‘Mental Health Counseling Appointment Request’ form.
- Once your information is received, the Counseling Center staff will contact you within 1-2 business days to confirm the appointment.
What Languages do Counselors Speak?
- Dr. Yu-ting Su, Fluent – Chinese/Mandarin
- Ana Bravo, Fluent – Spanish
- Kattie Dang, Fluent – Vietnamese
We can also work with you to find a counselor in the community who speaks your language.
What Can I Expect During My Counseling Session?
- BC counselors are here to listen and help you move towards your goals.
- It’s okay to be nervous.
- All counseling services are culturally responsive and social justice oriented. Counselors are non-judgmental, listen while supporting your decision-making, and advocate on your behalf.
- All interactions with a counselor are confidential.
- Ethically, counselors cannot and will not share anything you say during counseling appointments with anyone outside of the counseling center. There are a few safety and other related exceptions to confidentiality that your counselor will discuss with you during your appointment.
- All students will complete a brief informed consent and preliminary counseling paperwork. What, and how much of this paperwork you choose to complete is completely voluntary.
- Read our FAQs for more information on what does the initial session look like?
- If you have an immediate health-related emergency, call 9-1-1, campus safety at 425-564-2400, or the 24-hour crisis line at 206-461-3222.