Skip to main content

Counseling Services

Mona Ochoa-Horshok, a licensed professional counselor, provides confidential counseling services for all law school students. This service is sponsored by the Law School and is free of charge. Ms. Ochoa-Horshok holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and has over twenty years of experience in counseling. She is available Tuesday 2:00-4:00 and Friday 11:00-1:00 in Office A241. Ms. Ochoa-Horshok is available to meet via Zoom for those students who would prefer to meet virtually.

If you would like to schedule a meeting with Ms. Ochoa-Horshok, you may now do so through Lisa Drummond. Ms. Drummond’s email address is and her telephone number is 205-348-5750. Also, you can reach Ms. Ochoa-Horshok by phone at 205-393-9029 or by e-mail at Walk-ins during her office hours are also welcome.

The University’s Counseling Center is open on Tuesdays from 9am – 5pm and on all other weekdays from 8am – 5pm. You can reach the Counseling Center during its operating hours by calling 205-348-3863. Counseling can be reached outside of these hours by calling UAPD at 205-348-5454 and asking to speak with the on-call counselor.

The Women and Gender Resource Center provides additional services to students who are victims/ survivors of interpersonal violence, as well as family and friends who have been impacted by abuse. The WGRC can be reached Monday through Friday from 8am – 5pm at 205-348-5040 and outside these hours by calling UAPD at 205-348-5454 and asking to speak with the on-call advocate for the WGRC.

Students struggling with challenges related to academics or personal life issues are encouraged to take advantage of these services.