Confidential, free counseling services are offered by Leanne Reed, LPC, CADC I to students attending the Portland-Metro Campus. Counseling can help with a variety of personal, educational, and family issues. Crisis counseling is also available. Ongoing counseling is available free of charge to students enrolled in six or more on-campus credits. Sometimes students are referred to services off-campus to better address their needs. Leanne is also available to consult with faculty, staff, and students who want advice on how to help students with problems.
To Schedule an Appointment:
- Call the Portland-Metro Counseling Services at 503-821-1313. They are available M-F 8 am- 5 pm and can schedule you immediately over the phone.
- Stop by Counseling Services at Room 435.
- Prior to your first appointment, log into the health portal in TechWeb and complete the forms and questionnaire there.
- The first appointment is opportunity to talk about the nature of your problem along with background information that may be relevant. It is also a good time to ask any questions you may have about counseling
- Appointments are 45-50 minutes in length
- Services are offered free of charge to students taking at least 6 credit hours.
- Students taking less than 6 credit hours can choose to pay the Student Health Fee in order to receive services.
If you are in crisis and it is during daytime hours Monday – Friday, please come to Counseling Services, Room 435. If the door is closed, call 541-885-1800, which is the Integrated Student Health Center on Klamath Falls Campus, and they can provide assistance right away. If it is outside of normal office hours, please call the Clackamas County crisis line at 503-655-8585 or if your life is in immediate danger, call 911. All Oregon Tech students may access the following national crisis line services 24 hours a day: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-SUICIDE; and National Hopeline Network, 1-800-442-HOPE. Students may also access the Ulifeline website, which is dedicated to supporting college students who need help and reducing the risk of suicide among college students.