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Student Services

Taylor Wilson

Taylor Wilson, L.P.C.
Director of Counseling & Career Services
Licensed Professional Counselor
Behavioral Health Wellness Coach
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
580.327.8547 /

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Schedule An Appointment

NWOSU Students- Counseling Services are free to all NWOSU currently enrolled students at Northwestern. In efforts to meet all students’ demands, short-term free counseling sessions are offered to all students averaging from 4 to 6 sessions per semester.

The first appointment will be a brief screening to discuss counseling needs to determine the appropriate level of therapeutic care. Following the initial screening, recommendations will be made for the most beneficial route to help you with concerns. Suggestions can include short-term counseling on campus, referral to other campus resources, or long-term counseling off-campus community providers.

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Community Providers

Helpful Resources

TAO (webpage)
Tao is a completely private online library of behavioral health resources that includes interactive modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think, and act. You can learn stress management, mindfulness skills, problem-solving, relationship skills and strategies to avoid dwelling on your concerns and develop more helpful thinking patterns and much more!

How to Register for TAO? 1.In your browser window, navigate to 2.Enter First Name, Last Name, and your school email address 3.Create a Password and Confirm your Password  4.Leave the 'Enrollment Key' field blank.  5.Click Sign Me Up 6.Check your email. You will be sent a Welcome to TAO email with a confirmation link which you must click on to sign in.

MindWise (webpage)

MindWise offers brief online screenings for a wide range of mental health and substance use issues. All screens are anonymous, have been clinically validated, and provide immediate feedback.

Kognito (webpage)
Kognito is an online training simulations to learn to recognize signs of distress and connect those in need to support services. 

echeckup to go
Alcohol eCHECKUP To Go (webpage)
The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is an interactive, online program that provides immediate, personalized feedback about their alcohol use and related variables.

Cannabis eCHECKUP To Go (webpage) 
The Cannabis eCHECKUP TO GO is an interactive, online program that provides immediate, personalized feedback about their cannabis use and related variables.

Sexual Violence Prevention eCHECKUP To Go (webpage)
eCHECKUP TO GO’s Sexual Violence Prevention program helps users become active participants in creating a safe campus environment through building awareness for identifying and interrupting sexual violence. Scenarios are provided within the program to build skill, confidence, and strategies to safely intervene. 


Click to navigate to Prevention Resources

Title IX 

Click to navigate to NWOSU's Title IX Resources 

Faculty & Staff 

NWOSU Faculty & Staff- Northwestern Oklahoma State University Employee and Family Assistance Program provides NWOSU employees and their families with immediate, free confidential assistance. The Employee and Family Assistance Program is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Phone- 888-293-6948






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