Medical students meet with a University Health Services counselor for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Anxiety prior to or during an exam that interferes with concentration and performance
  • Change in one's family situation, relationship concerns, loss, grief
  • A decrease in self confidence, decrease in motivation, depressed mood
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Sexual assault, harassment, other trauma
  • Time management, organization, focus
  • Eating concerns, alcohol or other substance abuse
  • Feeling stressed, overwhelmed
  • Difficulty balancing many responsibilities