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As of August 2017 Community Counseling Services will no longer provide individual counseling services to members of the community. While the clinic will no longer provide individual/couples counseling, we plan to maintain some of our community partnerships by providing group-counseling services. We will maintain our partnership within the community and surrounding areas by continuing to provide the Parenting Group as well as the HOPE group at affordable costs.


Group Counseling Opportunities


HOPE Group - For individuals living with an acquired brain injury (i.e. head injury, trauma, or stroke) and those who experience similar neurological challenges.


Parenting Group - For individuals wanting to learn skills that make life with children easier and more satisfying. Join our workshop series entitled, "Active Parenting Now." This 6-week group will give you practical and effective methods of communication with children that will make your relationship with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.



Scheduling an Appointment

For more information, about the days and time of group meetings, or to join one of our groups, please call 620-341-5799. Please note that group spots are limited to no more than 10 people per group. It is important for individuals desiring services to arrive on time for the groups. If you are unable to attend a group session, please notify CCS within 24 hours before the scheduled appointment at 620-341-5799.

Physical Address:

Community Counseling Services (not on the ESU main campus)
Earl Center, Rm # 236
1601 State Street
Emporia, KS

The Earl Center, the office building that hosts Community Counseling Services, is located off of State Street across from Hammond Park. The two story, brick building houses Community Counseling Services  in the Department of Counselor Education on the top level and the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence on the bottom level.

Parking is free of charge and available in the parking lot surrounding The Earl Center.


Mailing Address:

Contact Information:

Community Counseling Services
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4036
Emporia, KS 66801




The mission of CCS is to provide supervised counseling opportunities for advanced graduate students, and affordable and confidential counseling to residents of Emporia and surrounding communities.



Counselor Qualifications

CCS provides practical experiences for advanced graduate students in training through Emporia State University.  All graduate students providing counseling services have completed appropriate graduate-level course work in their preparation for a master’s degree in counseling.  All counselors-in-training are supervised by licensed and experienced faculty with counseling, research, and supervisory expertise.



Training Facility & Confidentiality

Because CCS is a training facility, counselors are required to record all sessions and/or be observed electronically by a faculty supervisor. Strict confidentiality guidelines are followed for all client records, recordings, and communications. All client notes and recordings are kept in a locked file cabinet, which is accessible only to faculty and CCS staff. Counselors are not permitted to counsel individuals with whom they are personally acquainted, or to be involved in any observations or discussions of clients with whom they are personally acquainted. Student counselors are informed that any violation of confidentiality is grounds for removal from the program.