Dorie Cruz, MA
Counseling & Testing Counselor
Call: (817) 202-6255
Are you curious about the Counseling Center and what we can do for you? You can start by exploring this page. We also encourage you to visit us! You will find friendly staff, a wealth of services, a quiet place to decompress from the stress of university life, and chocolate and hot drinks in abundance.
The counseling center has counselors available for personal, couple, emotional, relational, and career counseling. Their services are free of charge for Southwestern students. All counseling contacts at the Counseling and Outreach Center are covered by the appropriate Federal and State confidentiality laws and requirements. This means that any information disclosed during your contact with the counselors will be kept strictly confidential as required by law and by applicable ethical standards, with rare exceptions, as noted in the agreement that you will read and sign before your first counseling session.
Schedule an Appointment
Our office hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You can schedule an appointment with one of our counselors by calling us at 817-202-6255, or you can email us at email@example.com.
Take a Mental Health Assessment
Counseling and Outreach Program
Our Counseling and Outreach program is proud to offer free counseling to families and couples. We are pleased to have a marriage and family therapist available in our Outreach Center in Hagen Hall, Room 113. Remember, your relationships do not have to be in crisis. Counseling is not only for people in crisis but for people who want to explore a deeper relationship with their spouses or families.
You may have come to the University knowing just what career path to take, or you may be exploring many careers. We're pleased to support you on your journey to a profession that will match your vocation.
Southwestern's students and staff are welcome to take any career or interest inventories available through the Center for Student Success and Advising. Results offer insight into your aptitudes, achievements, interests, personality, and values and how these will affect a particular career path.
You may find that your vocation, what Christians think of as a calling from God, is prompting you to take on new academic challenges. We want to help you.
We offer an assortment of tests to assist you in your educational endeavors, and we can help you find a testing center for graduate and professional exams as well. Fees apply for many of these tests.
- College Admissions tests, including ACT and SAT
- College Level Examination Program or CLEP tests
- Mathematics Advising Profile, or MAP
- Personality, aptitude, and occupational tests, including 16pf, MBTI, and COP System
We also offer test proctoring services.
We provide alternate date testing for the Texas Higher Education Association (THEA) and Law School Admission Test (LSAT) exams. Information on these exams and the scheduled dates can be found at www.thea.nesinc.com and www.lsac.org, respectively. Fees apply for these tests as well.