Mental Health Education and Prevention Services

Counseling Services


The Counseling Center offers a wide variety of educational and prevention based programs to the Defiance College community.

Some examples of the types of programs or topics that we offer include:

  • Counseling and mental health services & resources
  • Homesickness
  • How to help a friend/student who's struggling
  • Transition to college
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Recognizing signs of depression
  • Suicide prevention
  • Anxiety
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Grief and loss
  • Eating and body image issues
  • Recognizing and reducing shame triggers
  • Goal setting and improving motivation
  • How to make change last
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Self-injury
  • Communication
  • Healthy relationships
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict resolution
  • Anger management
  • Relationship violence
  • Time management
  • Test anxiety
  • Study skills
  • Diversity issues


If you are interested in having a program presented, please contact Lynn Braun at 419-783-2548 or e-mail lbraun@defiance.edu for more information.