What is Let’s Talk?
Let’s Talk is a program that provides easy access to informal, confidential, consultations with counselors from UNCA’s Health & Counseling Center. Counselors hold walk-in hours at four sites around campus Monday through Friday.
Let’s Talk drop-in consultations are..
- Free to UNC Asheville students
- First-come, first served – No appointment necessary
- 20-25 minutes in length (on average)
- Informal and not a substitute for counseling
- Not intended for urgent concerns or mental health emergencies
- Can be used by Faculty & Staff for consultation purposes to support students
Let’s Talk is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Let’s Talk counselors can listed to specific problems, help explore solutions, and introduce you what is is like to speak with a member of our staff.
Who is Let’s Talk for?
- Students who are not sure about counseling and wonder what it’s like to talk with a counselor.
- Students who are not interested in ongoing counseling but would like the perspective of a counselor.
- Students who have a specific problem and would like someone with whom to talk it through.
- Students who have a concern about a friend and want some thoughts about what to do.
- Faculty and Staff who would like to consult with a counselor for the purpose of supporting the mental health and well-being of their student(s).
Fall 2023 Let’s Talk Schedule
- Mondays: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Highsmith Student Union 128 with Katie Green
- Tuesdays: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | 4th floor study lounge in Mills Hall with Tre Williams
- Wednesdays: 2:30 – 4:00 PM | 4th floor study lounge in Mills Hall with Elizabeth McCorvey
- Thursdays: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Rhoades Robinson 204, Engineering Library with Matthew Morency
*Note that Let’s Talk is not held during Fall and Thanksgiving breaks
More questions about Let’s Talk? Please contact the coordinator, Maryanne Lineberger at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Let’s Talk Program at the University of North Carolina Asheville is based on the Let’s Talk Program at Cornell University. With permission, some of the material from this website has been adapted or reproduced from Cornell University. For this, we are indebted to the counselors at the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Cornell University for paving the way for us, and many others, in the utilization of such a successful model.”