Mindful Awareness

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention of the present moment. It involves taking time to observe:

  • your thoughts
  • your feelings and
  • bodily sensations

Personally Challenges

Are you struggling with any of the following issues?

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • memory loss
  • addiction
  • Chronic pain

Mindfulness Benefits

  • College Success
  • Memory
  • Focus
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Social Relationships
  • Maintaining a Healthy Immune Systems


Contact a JCCC counselor to discuss or learn more about how this can help you by calling 913-469-3809 or email Casey Buchanan.

UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC)

  • Free guided mediations and an abundance of mindfulness information and resources

University of California, Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center’s Mindfulness Website

  • A mindfulness quiz, audio and video resources.What is Mindfulness? Why Practice Mindfulness? How to Cultivate Mindfulness and additional information

JCCC Student Assistance Program

If you are a student, you may be referred by a JCCC counselor to our short-term student assistance program to help you with emotional or mental health issues.

Steps to Enroll for Credit Classes

Contact Counseling


  • Student Success Center
  • Second Floor, Student Center


Meet the Counselors

Make an Appointment

  • 913-469-3809
  • Required Appointment Checklist
  • Appointment Hours
    Mon., Tues., Wed. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Walk-in Hours

  • Every Wednesday 8 a.m.-4.p.m.

Email Advising

IM Advising (generally available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon. through Fri.)

Student Assistance Program

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