Virtual counseling is a convenient way to connect with a counselor via email, live chat, and/or videoconferencing. Find out how to get the most out of an online counseling session.
Explore El Camino’s virtual counseling opportunities. Virtual counseling gives you the chance to experience a face-to-face counseling session through a digital platform. You’ll be able to connect with a counselor and complete all the services available in the traditional, in-person counseling appointment format. You can either chat with departments through online chat cards listed below, make an online counseling appointment, or choose online express counseling for your session.
You can chat with a counselor online – no appointment required. Simply click “Knock on Door” on the counselor’s card if you see a green light. Please note educational plans cannot be made during the chat session. You can also make an appointment with a counselor by clicking on the Schedule Appointment calendar on the counselor’s card.
Our counselors are ready to meet with you – learn how to make an online counseling appointment and set a path to complete your goals.
If you have a quick question, you can choose online express counseling – no appointment necessary.
We encourage you to prepare for your upcoming counseling session, no matter what platform you choose!
You can prepare for online counseling services in the same way as you would for in-person services on campus. Here are some tips for a successful session:
To utilize videoconferencing online appointments, you will need to have access to a computer with specific technical requirements:
If you do not have access to this technology, you can still meet with a counselor by scheduling a telephone appointment.
Note: Counseling faculty and staff reserve the right to end a chat or videoconferencing session if a student engages in behavior deemed inappropriate, offensive and/or discriminatory.