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 since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.