Please contact us at or and we will reply as soon as possible. If you feel you have a need to talk to someone after hours, please call emergency mental health at (360) 425-6064 or text Home to 741741.

Discover your passion, create a plan to make the career of your dreams a reality, set realistic timelines based on your busy life, and get help dealing with stressors.

Counseling involves expressing your concerns, answering and asking questions, addressing feelings, and identifying ways to handle them. Our counselors are trained professionals who can help you sort out issues, make wise decisions, and change behaviors or patterns that interfere with your goals.

Counselors can help one-on-one or in small group sessions.


Call 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 from a public phone.

Call (360) 425-6064 or toll-free at (800) 803-8833 for emergency mental health and 24-hour crisis support.

Text: Home to 741741

Make an Appointment to See a Counselor

Lower Columbia College counseling services assists students with personal support, career exploration, and brief counseling related to academic and life stressors. We are equipped to offer emotional support and assist students who are experiencing a crisis or mental health emergency. We are here to listen and help you through difficult and challenging times. Our counselors are available for in-person and telehealth appointments. Please reach out to us - we are here for you.

For more information, please call or email us or the Career Center at 360.442.2330 and we can schedule you an appointment.

Take care and be safe,

Leszek Cromwell
Mental Health Counselor
Lower Columbia College
(360) 442-2342

Emme McCarthy
Mental Health Counselor
Lower Columbia College
(360) 442-2343

On-Campus Help & Resources

Off-Campus Resources

Contact Counseling Services

Visit the Counseling Office located in the Admissions Center or call (360) 442-2330. Counseling appointments and urgent support available during regular business hours.

  Leszek Cromwell, Counselor

  Admissions Center Rm. 115
  (360) 442-2342

  Emme McCarthy, Counselor

  Admissions Center Rm. 114 
  (360) 442-2343