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Counseling and Career Services

CounselingWelcome to the RCTC Counseling Services Web Site

The Counselors care about you! Please make an appointment to see a Counselor. Please call 507-285-7260 and ask to schedule a Counseling Appointment.

In the mean time, here are some helpful resources.


Career Options in Health Care

Presented byMayo School of Health Sciences and Mayo Human Resources, in collaboration with RCTC Counseling.

video VIEW Mayo Presentation Video

College Mental Health Resource and Survey

Your online resource for college mental health. Learn more about protecting your emotional health and what to do if you or a friend are struggling with mental health issues. The screening is free and confidential.

Get Screened!

Release of Information Document


More about our Counseling Staff

Rochester Community and Technical College is staffed with two professionally trained full time counselors:

  • Robert Ekstam (National Certified Counselor, National Certified Career Counselor, Distance Credentialed Counselor)
  • Gregory Wright (Licensed Psychologist., Credentialed College Counselor)

The counseling staff is committed to student advocacy and to making the learning experience at RCTC a positive one. All issues discussed with a counselor are treated confidentially and with respect for your privacy.

We offer a broad range of services to help students achieve their educational goals, including:

Other Important Resources:

Assisting Students During Emotional Distress: A Guide for Faculty and Staff

For more information, view the Counseling Center Appointments and Hours page or call (507) 285-7260.  We look forward to assisting you.

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