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Counseling Services

Mona Ochoa-Horshok, a licensed professional counselor, provides confidential counseling services for all law school students. She is available Tuesday 2:00-4:00 and Thursday 11:00-1:00 in Office A241. Additionally, she is available on Wednesday, November 9 4:00-5:00; Wednesday, January 18 3:00-5:00; and Wednesday, January 25 3:00-5:00.

This counseling service is sponsored by the Law School and is free of charge.  Students with ongoing counseling needs are encouraged to take advantage of the University’s Counseling Center, which is open daily and also has 24/7 on-call services.

Ms. Ochoa-Horshok holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and has over twenty years of experience in counseling. 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.