The college years can be filled with new and exciting experiences but can also present challenges that interfere with your academic progress and emotional well-being. Lake Area Tech offers individual counseling to help with those challenges!
Daytime/Walk-in crisis services are available. Make an appointment by email, phone, or by stopping by the Net.
Confidential counseling services can cover topics such as:
- Substance Abuse
Meta TeleTherapy Online Counseling
In addition to our on-campus counseling services, Lake Area Technical College has teamed up with META to help students handle the stress that comes with college life. META is a mobile app that delivers easy access to private and confidential counseling services – when and how you want. Students will receive a text and email with the download information. Lake Area Tech students qualify for up to three free Meta sessions.
The META app includes:
- Video, phone, and chat counseling
- “Buzz” video and articles
- Providers who accept insurance
- Completely private interactions
Meet Our Counselors
Jessi Whetsel is located in the Net Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Walk ins welcome! No appointment necessary (but it is suggested to ensure she is available and not with another student).
605-882-5284 Ext. 216
Stephanie Traversie, Counselor/Student Support and Equity Coordinator
Stephanie is located in the Net and is available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. Walk ins welcome! No appointment necessary (but it is suggested to ensure she is available and not with another student).
605-882-5284 Ext. 337