Counseling Services

Mental and emotional wellness are essential for good health.

In partnership with Palmetto Counseling, our licensed mental health professionals serve the needs of Coker University students and can assist with problems or needs of almost any nature. Students are especially encouraged to call for help in dealing with such common problems as homesickness, depression, sleep disturbances or inability to concentrate, as well as more urgent needs.

Book a Counseling Appointment

Phone843-383-8040
Email: counselingservices@coker.edu

Phone: 843-383-8040
Email: counselingservices@coker.edu
Location: 212 South Second Street, Suite 212 (behind the DeLoach Center)

For emergency after-hours assistance, contact Campus Safety immediately at 843-383-8140

Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

For emergency after-hours assistance, contact Campus Safety immediately at 843-383-8140

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FAQs

Counseling services are free-of-charge to Coker students. Note that there is a 14-session limit per academic year for sessions received through the Center for Health & Wellness. 

Walk-ins are welcome and will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. To cut down on wait times and ensure counselor availability, we recommend scheduling an appointment whenever possible. 

After three late cancellations or missed appointments, students will be provided with counseling resources off-campus. This is to ensure that all students’ needs are being met efficiently, and that those waiting for appointments can be seen as soon as possible.

Student records are kept strictly confidential in compliance with state and federal law, including FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

Student records cannot be released or disclosed without written consent of the patient/client except under the following conditions:

  • In the event of a health or safety emergency
  • Threat of harm to self or others
  • Suspected child abuse
  • Suspected abuse of elderly or disabled
  • Court order or subpoena

Counseling Staff

M. Alison Graham

M. Alison Graham, M.Ed., LPC

Clinical Counselor

Meagan Hruska

Meagan Hruska, LPC-A

Clinical Counselor

Jill Kelley

Jill Kelley, LPC, CACI, CES

Clinical Counselor