Counseling Center


  • Counseling Center
    Fax: 202-885-1397
    Mary Graydon, Room 214

    Mon - Thurs, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Mailing Address

Workshops & Presentations

The Counseling Center staff offers programs and services to the entire American University community through a variety of formats, including: workshops, seminars, Internet-based information and interventions, and informational brochures. The content of the outreach programs and consultation services varies depending upon the needs of the University community.

The Counseling Center welcomes the opportunity to present in your class or organized group. Below you will find a list of possible topics that can be presented in a workshop fashion.

Possible Workshop Topics:

  • Adjustment to College Life
  • Anger management
  • Communication skills
  • Culture shock
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Diversity awareness
  • Introduction to Counseling Center services
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Overcoming procrastination & Time management¬†¬†
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness Training
  • Stress Management

Workshops tailored to your classroom or group can be arranged. If any of these topics are of interest, or if you are interested in a topic not listed above, please contact Amanda Rahimi, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Outreach and Consultation at (202) 885-3500. Providing at least 2 weeks notice prior to an event you would like the Counseling Center to participate in is appreciated.

The Counseling Center also participates in many awareness events on campus to provide prevention information to the larger community.