COLUMBUS, Miss. – Monique Tillman is the newest counselor to join Mississippi University for Women’s Counseling Center.
“I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with college students. My position will allow me to offer support while helping them cope with day-to-day problems. I enjoy working with this population because it allows me to be fun and creative while watching their personal development and growth,” said Tillman.
As a counselor at The W, Tillman will provide free confidential counseling for currently enrolled students, conduct outreach programming to the campus community and serve as an on-call counselor for emergencies.
She looks forward to building rapport with the campus community and helping students define goals and gain insight on goal achievement. Tillman plans to facilitate programs that will address student issues including substance abuse, healthy relationships, adjustment, anger management, depression/anxiety, LGBTQ issues, self-image, stress and suicide.
From 2013-2020, Tillman served as a counselor for the Sally Kate Winters Family Services of West Point.
She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Mississippi State University and master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of West Alabama.
The W Counseling Center is available to provide a wide range of services to students currently enrolled at The W. If a student is experiencing stress, having difficulty adjusting to student life, struggling to create or maintain peer/family relationships, or simply needs an objective point of view regarding a decision or issue in their life, the counseling center staff can help. The counselors are well-trained mental health professionals who can assist students with any mental health needs, including referral to local outside agencies if necessary.
These services are free to all currently enrolled students. Please call (662) 329-7748 to schedule an appointment.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2020
Contact: Tyler Wheat