Welcome Students!

The Counseling Center offers free professional mental health counseling for our students. Individual as well as group sessions are available. In addition, the Counseling Center has a wealth of resources for academic achievement for including: test anxiety, study habits and time management.


Suicide Prevention Resources

Columbia State has trained and helpful staff to help students in need. Additionally, Columbia State offers seminars each semester to students, faculty, and staff who want to learn about suicide prevention resources. You can also visit the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network for State-wide information. Text “TN” to 741741 to text or chat with a professional outside of Columbia State.

In accordance with TN Bill 1354, Columbia State devised a plan for suicide prevention for all campuses. Please follow the link for prevention, intervention and postvention directives should you encounter a relevant situation: Suicide Prevention Plan.

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1.800.273.8255
  • Mobile Crisis - 1.800.681.7444

Meet Your Counselor

Melissa with student Melissa Febbroriello Meet Melissa. Her office is in Columbia. Meet Melissa


Melissa Febbroriello, LCSW
Counselor & Case Manager
Columbia Campus, JSC 142