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Welcome to OTC Counseling Services.
We dedicate ourselves to providing numerous supportive services for the campus community. These services include confidential, in-person and distance counseling for a variety of issues such as test anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, grief and stress management. Our staff also provides classroom presentations and prevention outreach events on a variety of mental-health and wellness topics. Explore our website, or call 417-447-6974 for more resources and information. If you feel you may have symptoms of a mental illness or are experiencing issues related to substance use, please complete an anonymous mental health online screening by clicking on the tab below. Counselors are available to speak to you about the results of your online screening and to offer resources and confidential counseling to you.

Julie Batson,a LCSW with training and experience helping Vets with adjustment/transition, as well as PTSD and related trauma injuries. Julie provides free counseling for Vets. She will be visiting the Student Veterans’ Center in NKM next Wednesday 9/20 from 12:30 – 2:30. After a brief visit with the Dean of Student Development, she will proceed to the Student Veterans’ Center to chat with students and arrange for private meetings as needed. Stop by to meet and talk to Julie.

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