The Counseling Center (located in Building 18) provides counseling services for the students (Student Counseling Center) and for the general public (The Counseling Room).
The Counseling Room at Konan University offers a full range of psychotherapeutic services, including individual and group psychotherapy in addition to more specialized treatment services. The Room also administers psychological assessment and testing. The Room is dedicated to providing high quality therapy at low cost, offering post-graduate training for therapists, and educating the public about mental health issues. Most therapists are licensed psychologists and/or certified clinical psychologists, or advanced trainees in clinical psychology under the supervision of senior therapists. The Room houses four private rooms for individual sessions, three play therapy rooms for children, and a large room for group sessions, as well as special facilities for music therapy and sand-play therapy. Specialties in psychotherapy vary but include psychoanalytic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, sand-play, and art therapy.
Konan Institute of Human and Sciences (KIHS)
With the establishment of the Konan Institute of Human and Sciences (KIHS) in 2002, the Counseling Center has gone on to become a base for research activities, thus enhancing the relationship of organizations of organizations both within and outside Konan Gakuen.