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TAMIU Community Counseling Center

Our Mission

The mission of Texas A&M International University’s Community Counseling Center is to engage each individual in a unique plan that not only focuses on immediate and presenting needs but also recognizes the importance of community integration and personal development.  The TAMIU Community Counseling Center values mutual cooperation and participation.  It is the goal of the TAMIU Community Counseling Center to help the Laredo community help itself.

Our Staff

Dr.Adriana-Blasco-RubioDr. Adriana Blasco-Rubio
Center Director and Faculty Supervisor

 

Ediza GarciaDr. Ediza Garcia
Faculty Supervisor

Elizabeth TerrazasDr. Elizabeth Terrazas
Faculty Supervisor

Dr. Desi VasquezDr. Desi Vasquez
Faculty Supervisor

Services Offered

Counseling services are provided by graduate students in TAMIU’s Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program.  All graduate students are professionally supervised by our center’s faculty supervisors which are licensed psychologists or licensed professional counselors for the State of Texas.

The following services are offered during the Fall and Spring semesters:

  • Individual Counseling

    • Children and Adolescents (6 to 17 years)

    • Adults (18 years and above)

  • Psychoeducational Workshops

  • Mental Health Referrals

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Issues Addressed

The following are some common reasons individuals may seek assistance from our center:

  • Adjusting to life changes

  • Assistance with career decisions

  • Coping with grief or loss

  • Developing skills to foster positive relationships

  • Increasing self-esteem     

  • Learning decision making and goal setting skills                       

  • Managing feelings of anxiety or sadness

  • Reducing everyday stress

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Our Commitment to the Community

The goal of the TAMIU Community Counseling Center is to provide a service that meets the requirements and expectations of Texas A&M International University and the Laredo community. Individuals will be treated with respect and accommodations will be made to meet their immediate needs. The TAMIU Community Counseling Center is dedicated and committed to providing an exceptional service to our Laredo community. 

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Business Hours and Scheduling an Appointment

Business hours vary by academic semester.  Visits to our center are by appointment only.  To obtain an appointment please call our center at (956) 326-3120.  If you leave a voice message, please include your name and phone number so we may return your call.

A referral form can also be sent to us by fax at (956) 326-3118. We will contact you at the number provided once the referral form is received.
Download Referral Form.

Please note, our center is open during the Fall and Spring semesters and is closed during Winter break and Summer session.

Other Pertinent Information

A screening process is required to determine eligibility for counseling services.

Services are free of charge (no insurance required).

Services are available in English and Spanish.

Location

Our center is located at:

Texas A&M International University
Billy F. Cowart Hall Room 213
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo TX, 78041
Phone (956) 326-3120
Fax (956) 326-3118