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UHV hosts grand opening for new counseling clinic

EVENT NAME: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – UHV Counseling Training Clinic

WHEN: 2-4 p.m., Oct. 5

WHERE: UHV Katy, Room 106, 22400 Grand Circle Blvd.

CONTACTS: Sneha Nayar-Bhalerao, Karla DeCuir and Monique Rahman

SPECIAL EMPHASIS/THEME: Professional Counseling Program initiates a Counseling Training Clinic at UHV Katy for graduate counseling students offering free counseling to the Katy community.

Clinic Director: Sneha Nayar-Bhalerao, assistant professor of professional counseling

Clinic Coordinator: Monique Rahman, assistant professor of professional counseling

EVENT SUMMARY: The University of Houston-Victoria’s Professional Counseling program will open its first Counseling Training Clinic, starting fall 2022. A grand opening is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 5. This event will include program remarks, introductions of faculties and students running the clinic and services offered at the clinic. The opening will conclude with a ribbon cutting. Light refreshments will be served.

The clinic is designed to assist graduate counseling students and help them gain practical experience as they serve mental health needs of people in the community. All students at the clinic will receive high-quality supervision from licensed faculty counselors. The Counseling Training Clinic will be open at UHV Katy to serve the Katy community free of cost. The free Counseling Training Clinic will offer services that include individual counseling, play therapy and family counseling, all provided by our master’s level counselor interns.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.