[Counseling] - Counseling Service
Guidance and Psychological Counseling Service
Starting university education symbolizes a critical milestone in the process of transition from adolescence to adulthood. During these years, students take new responsibilities, make decisions that will impact their future lives, individualize and rearrange their close relationships accordingly. This transformation which also includes a developmental progress is accompanied by both positive and negative psychological experiences. Most people need the company of a professional throughout this process to be able to verbalize and understand their experiences. KURES accompanies students in their process of coming to know and realizing themselves, and supporting their personal development. It aims at helping students acquire the knowledge and skills that will help them cope with the academic, social and personal problems they face throughout this process.
KURES (Koc University Guidance and Psychological Services Center) is composed of three departments: