Counseling and Social Services

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Sometimes building a better life for
yourself requires help.
We're here to help.

Southwest is committed to the development of the whole person, with specific focus on the intellectual, social, emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions.

Southwest offers free and confidential mental health counseling and social services to all students enrolled at its various campuses.

The Department of Counseling and Social Services is committed to providing a safe place to talk one-on-one about a broad range of concerns

  • Depression
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Processing Traumatic Experiences
  • LGBTQ Concerns
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Grief Counseling
  • Isolation and Loneliness
  • Homelessness
  • Food Assistance
  • Transportation
  • Financial Help
  • Clothing
  • Child Care
  • And Much More

Our staff is dedicated to providing you with support and assistance with any personal issues you may be facing. If you are experiencing these problems or others, we can help.

Meet Our Team


Julia Rhea

Julia Rhea

Mental Health Counselor
Union Avenue Campus
B Building, Room 227A
Phone: 901-333-5121

Chauntay Harris

Chauntay Harris

Social Service Coordinator
Union Avenue Campus
B Building, Room 227B
Phone: 901-333-5272