Counseling Services

SOWELA Student Counseling Center

The Student Counseling Center is a confidential and free service available to all students. Our purpose is to help students cope with everyday stressors, mental health issues, dilemmas in their personal development, and/or with painful events in their lives. Our goal is to help make all SOWELA students successful in ways that further their growth and make their experiences more positive.

SOWELA provides the following services to assist students in need of counseling:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Distance Counseling
  • Mental Health Workshops and Forums
  • Faculty/Student Disciplinary Consultation
  • Referrals for Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

Counseling Referral

Student Referral Form(opens new window)

Helpful Resources

Contact Information
(337) 421-6971
Student Success Center, Magnolia Room 106A

In case of emergencies during afterhours, weekends, and holidays, call 911.

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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