Counseling Services

Carla Gibbs (she/her/hers)
Community Resource Specialist
Arts & Sciences Building
Office T7
(573) 518-2137

Community Resource Specialist

Meet Carla Gibbs, the Community Resource Specialist at MAC! Mrs. Gibbs advocates for student success by using resources to develop plans for students in all stages of coping with and solving everyday life problems.

Looking for short-term counseling, student support, or other helpful resources? Mrs. Gibbs is here to help.

Office Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm
  • Friday: 9 am - 12 pm

Schedule an appointment to chat with Carla!

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CMU Clinical Counseling Center

Free virtual counseling is available for all MAC students and employees through a partnership with Central Methodist University (CMU). The center is staffed with interns from the CMU clinical counseling program who are under the supervision of a licensed professional counselor. Clients must be in Missouri at the time of scheduled appointments.

To schedule an appointment, email

 Virtual Hours during the Fall and Spring semesters:

  • Mondays: 9am - 4pm
  • Tuesdays: 11am - 7pm
  • Wednesdays: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Thursdays: 9 am - 2 pm

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Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please contact 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling or texting 988.

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) 
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741
  • Life Crisis Services (LCS): 314-647-4357
  • Trevor Project (LGBTQ): 1-866-488-7386
  • Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO): 1-888-644-5886
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 
  • Domestic Violence Support: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
  • Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988, then Press 1
  • Veterans Crisis Text Line: Text 838255
  • Warmlines:


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Looking for Career Counseling? Visit our Career Services page.