Center for Personal Development

Services Alert

Beginning March 23, 2020, The Center for Personal Development (CFPD) will be shifting all services (Counseling and Student Disability Services) to telephonic support.  Please know that your emotional well-being and academic progress, during this time, is our number one concern.  For further assistance, please contact the Center for Personal Development by phone at 910-672-1222 M - F 8am-5pm.To inquire about counseling services, please send an email to To inquire about disability services, please send an email to
Please view the Center for Personal Development's website for additional resources on mental health and disability services.

The primary mission of the Center for Personal Development is to provide programs and outreach services to promote student engagement, and assist in the emotional, psychological, physical, and intellectual development of students with diverse backgrounds.

If an enrolled student of the Bronco family is experiencing any measure of distress, we seek their collaboration to create and implement a plan that allows for increased perspective, personal growth, and a return to a level of functioning most likely to promote success at Fayetteville State University.

In addition to individual, couples, and group counseling, we serve students through the following programs:

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program provides counseling, community resources, and campus awareness regarding the effects and consequences of alcohol and other drugs.  
  • Student Disability Services Program assists in making reasonable accommodations related to campus life for students with disabilities.
  • Bronco Whole Mind Spa, our  new relaxation room, provides an innovative and therapeutic alternative to face-to-face counseling.

We also provide support for students requesting assistance and accommodations related to temporary disabilities or absences due to documented illness or death in their immediate family. 

In the spirit of Bronco pride, we offer transformative experiences (i.e., workshops, presentations, small groups, screenings) to engage our students based on their needs and interests. For services needed outside of our office or off-campus, referrals are made in response to the specific needs of our students.

What We Offer You

  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Workshops & Other Trainings 
  • Presentations & Speaker Series
  • Psychological, Social, & General Diagnostic Evaluations
  • After Hours Services Available Upon Request
  • Accommodations Available For Students With Disabilities
  • On-campus Substance Use Counseling And Referral Services
  • Bronco Whole Mind Spa

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CFPD Client Satisfaction Survey

It is important to us that we satisfy the needs of our students. If you have visited or received services from our office to included counseling, disability services, sanction requirements, Bronco Whole Mind Spa, information/resources or workshops/trainings beginning August 2018, please take a few moments to provide us with your feedback. All responses are strictly confidential. To take our survey, please click here.


To schedule an appointment, students may call (910) 672-1222 or (910) 672-1203. Appointments are not necessary, but they are encouraged to ensure service upon arrival. 
To come in on a walk-in basis or for a scheduled appointment, students visit CFPD (Office 155) at the Spaulding Infirmary Building on Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After hours services are available upon request.  Please be on time or notify our office of cancellation. Interpreter Services For the arrangement of an interpreter during a CFPD appointment, please make request known when scheduling the appointment.

For After Hours Emergencies

In case of an emergency/crisis during office hours (M-F 8am-5pm), please call the CFPD at 910-672-1222 to speak to a staff member.   After hours, weekends and during the holidays please contact campus police at 910-672-1775 or Alliance Behavioral Healthcare 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-510-9132 .  Campus Police will contact a counselor if necessary.  If you are an off-campus student or is currently off campus please call 911 or Alliance Behavioral Healthcare 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-510-9132  for assistance.  


Students do not need a referral to make an appointment at CFPD. 

When referring a student of concern, faculty and staff may:         

  • Call Ms. Victoria Ratliff at 
    (910) 672-1222 or (910) 672-1203      
  • Email       
  • Visit CFPD (Office 155) at the Spaulding Infirmary Building 

Regular office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.   

Please use this referral form.