Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

  FALL 2020 SEMESTER AND COVID-19 UPDATE: The EMCC campus is open to EMCC employees, students attending on-campus classes, or those with an appointment. All student support services are available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.

Counseling Division

The mission of the Counseling Division is to support a learning environment that encourages career, academic, and personal growth for Estrella Mountain Community College students through counseling services and instruction. 

Educational Counseling:  Provide a toolbox of study skills and time management skills to help students navigate through the challenges of college expectations and curriculum.

Common questions and areas are:

What learning and study strategies can assist me in being successful in college?

How can I manage my time more effectively?

What strategies can I implement to manage my test anxiety?

Career Counseling:  Assist students who are undecided in their career pathway by utilizing career assessments such as AzCIS and matching interests, personality, and work values with appropriate fitting careers. 

Personal Counseling:  Short-term assistance with a variety of issues including, but not limited to:  stress management and resolving personal problems that may interfere with studies or work.  
Crisis Counseling:  Available to students, faculty, and staff experiencing situations that need immediate support.
Counselors provide referrals to on-campus and off-campus community resources as needed. 
All services offered through the counseling division are FREE.
Courses offered through our division include:  CPD 150 Strategies for College Success and CPD 104 Career & Personal Development.  


Personal counseling is available to address issues in order for you to be successful in your academics. We can also assist you with time management, stress management, anxiety, and balancing the demands of work, school and family. Crisis counseling is also available. 

To schedule an appointment please walk in or call us at (623) 935-8909.

If you are seeking guidance on academic planning, class schedules, etc. please contact Academic Advising here.