Is going to a counselor a big deal?

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by Gupus27654, Mar 26, 2017.

  1. Gupus27654

    Gupus27654 Member

    Mar 25, 2017
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    When I was in 8th grade I had some family issues so I went to a counselor just to work it out. I didn't have depression or anything, it was just to help through the family problems. I went for probably 2 months, it didnt really do much so I stopped going. Im wondering if this will be an issue on my application. Again, I was not depressed and I didn't have any problems, it was just because of family issues. Thanks
  2. NavyHoops

    NavyHoops Super Moderator 5-Year Member

    Jul 13, 2011
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    You should be fine. Just read and answer the questions for dodmerb. When we say read; the details matter. If it asks if you have ever seen a counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist or anything like that then the answer is yes. Give date range, reason, etc. A family counselor migt not even be on there, not sure. Read the exact words. If it asks if you were diagnosed with something the answer is no.
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